For those who haven't seen in yet, a Time mag essay on wrongful convictions and exonerations is worth a look.
Similarly, here's a glimpse at a local case that's gaining traction . . .
It's been nearly a month since the Jackson County Prosecutor's Office found that evidence used to prosecute and imprison Kevin Strickland for more than 40 years was flawed, and concluded that he should be released . "My job is to protect the innocent," the county's top prosecutor, Jean Peters Baker, said when she presented the findings at a press conference.