Conviction Integrity Units [...]

But not all prosecutors have buried their heads in the sand when it comes to cases of actual innocence. In the last five years, the number of prosecutors who created so-called “conviction integrity units”, or “a division of a prosecutorial office that works to prevent, identify and correct false convictions”, have quadrupled. Some have set up screening committees to vet certain types of cases, like a prosecutor in New York state who decided that any case that relied on single eyewitness identification automatically warrants special attention. (Source)

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