Cardozo Alumna Helps Innocence Project Win Michael Morton's Freedom After Wrongful Conviction



Oct 14, 2014

As a student in the Innocence Project clinic, Rachel Pecker '13 helped win Michael Morton's freedom after he spent 25 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. The Innocence Project was started in 1992 at Cardozo Law by Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld. It pioneered the use of DNA evidence to prove the innocence of those who have been wrongly convicted.


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Nov 13, 2014
Washington Post - "This point is an important moment to push for action because the administration has made so many statements that they’re going to act, but they keep delaying and delaying," said Thomas Fritzche, a clinical teaching fellow at the Benjamin Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University in New York. Fritzche is one of the attorneys representing the network.
Nov 13, 2014
NPR - "If this is a correct interpretation of California law, California is in the dark ages and against the great weight of the social science on brain and emotional development," said Hamiliton, who added, "the legislature needs to take this up.
Nov 11, 2014
CNN - With a former NFL cheerleader facing rape charges, Jean Casarez investigates the growing list of female sex offenders.
Nov 7, 2014
Science Friday - The reason for America's low-speed, high-cost Internet? High-speed Internet service providers have a monopoly in many markets.
Nov 4, 2014
On October 27, 2014 at the American Enterprise Institute, Professor Ed Zelinsky, Joseph Henchman of the Tax Foundation, and Alan Viard of the American Enterprise Institute discussed Maryland Comptroller v. Wynne, a case before the Supreme Court that addresses how states may tax income earned across state lines.
Nov 4, 2014
OUPblog - There is a reason that Congress’s post-election meetings are called “lame duck” sessions. They often aren’t pretty.

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