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Posted inNational, Stacy M. Brown

Report Reveals Alarming Amount of Systemic Police and Prosecutorial Misconduct

The report, “Government Misconduct and Convicting the Innocent: The Role of Prosecutors, Police and other Law Enforcement,” highlights examinations conducted by the National Registry of Exonerations of more than 2,400 nationwide cases that measured the role of government misconduct in wrongful convictions and how African Americans specifically have suffered from those actions.