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What Is The Innocence Project: Right Or Wrong?

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In 1992, Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld founded the Innocence Project at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University. The Innocence Project is an initiative to prove prisoners innocent through DNA technology. Exonerate the innocent, improve the law, reform through the courts and support the exonerated, these are the groups foremost goals. Not bad, considering that because of DNA technology eighteen death row prisoners have been exonerated to date. Take Kenneth Adams who was wrongly convicted of rape and double homicide in 1978. Adams was given a 75 year sentence, but after eighteen years in prison, his name was cleared and the real perpetrator was found. Kenneth Adams freedom would not have been possible if not for the

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