21,587 Reasons to Fix Forensic Science

A New York Times editorial covers our work in securing the largest single dismissal of wrongful convictions in U.S. history.

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Historic victory: 21,587 tainted cases dismissed

This is likely the single largest dismissal of wrongful convictions in the history of the United States.

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Demand that your state legislators work for major criminal justice reforms

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