Prosecutorial misconduct

Innocence Project Study Leads To Case Misconduct Findings

The state association of district attorneys says that only a small handful of nearly 100 alleged “prosecutorial misconduct” cases in Texas show signs of willful mistakes by prosecutors.

09/11/2012

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Dallas Rape Victim Angry After Convicted Attacker Freed

In 1981, Rickey Dale Wyatt was sent to prison after Dallas County jurors convicted him of a brutal rape. Wyatt was released from jail Wednesday because of a prosecutorial error during his trial. But the woman who accused him stands by her story: She says her memory of the crime is as sharp today as the blade that left her body scarred on Nov. 1, 1980.

01/04/2012