Barry Scheck is known for years of landmark litigation that set the standards for using DNA evidence in courts throughout the country.
Drawing from his nationwide movement to re-examine the fairness and efficacy of our criminal justice system, Scheck discusses how scientific evidence can prove that a convicted person is factually innocent.
The Innocence Project started in 1992, a national litigation and public policy organization dedicated to reforming the criminal justice system to prevent injustice. Scheck and the organization have used DNA evidence to exonerate almost 300 wrongfully imprisoned people, many of whom were on death row or had been incarcerated for decades. Scheck and his work with The Innocence Project were the basis for the TV drama The Divide.
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