New Report Shows Law Enforcement Support of Exonerations at Record Highs

National Registry of Exonerations
April 3, 2013

In 2012, the number of cases in which prosecutors or police helped exonerate innocent defendants increased dramatically, according to a report released today by the National Registry of Exonerations. For the first time, law enforcement initiated or cooperated in a majority of exonerations, a “highly important” finding, according to Professor Samuel Gross, Registry editor.

To view the full report: http://www.law.umich.edu/special/exoneration/Documents/NRE2012UPDATE4_1_13_FINAL.pdf