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Resource ID: #21697
Subject: Wrongful Convictions
Source: Journal (Winston-Salem, N.C.)
Date: Nov 21- 25, 2004



This series of stories showed that the wrong man could be in prison, and serving 29 years for assault. It also points at certain flaws in the criminal justice system. It talks about the wrongful conviction of Kalvin Smith for assaulting a pregnant woman working as a cashier. As these reporters find out, time and again law enforcers pursue their own theories of what happened and ignore more obvious inconsistencies.

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