Source:21Christopher Scott, Pamela Colloff, Steve Weinberg, Russell Wilson
Affiliation:Texas Monthly, the House of Renewed Hope,
**Moderated by Steve Weinberg
Local prosecutors exercise nearly untrammeled power, power this is frequently examined superficially if at all by local journalists. The result in hundreds of U.S. jurisdictions--frequent miscarriages of justice and even some wrongful convictions. How can reporters and editors identify the miscarriages of justice in the early stages? Hear journalists, prosecutors and the wrongfully convicted explain.