What can be done about wrongful convictions?

The difficulty of providing fresh evidence of wrongful conviction that emerges after the trial and associated appeals have been concluded is discussed at this interesting but troubling event hosted by Sydney University:

What can be done about wrongful convictions?

Here’s a great summary of the meeting by tireless campaigner in the cause, Barbara Etter of BEtter Consulting.

All the papers were terrific (if disturbing) but the one that seemed to me to have the most direct relevance to the concerns of this website was

This is a highly recommended paper – it is long but very well laid out so you will find it easy to get the overall picture and decide which areas you need to go into in detail.

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