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Study: Thousands Could Wrongfully be Imprisoned in U.S.

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Study: Thousands Could Wrongfully be Imprisoned in U.S.

Study: Thousands Could Wrongfully be Imprisoned in U.S.

Study: Thousands Could Wrongfully be Imprisoned in U.S.

Only Available in Archive Formats.

A new study from the University of Michigan suggests there may be thousands of innocent people behind bars. The study examined 328 criminal cases over the last 15 years in which the convicted person was exonerated. NPR's Tavis Smiley discusses the study's findings with Samuel Gross, law professor at the University of Michigan School of Law, and Joshua Marquis, District Attorney in Astoria, Ore.