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Since 2013, the number of U.S. prosecutors' conviction integrity units that identify and correct wrongful convictions has more than doubled, from 12 counties to 26, McClatchy Newspapers reports. With more than 3,000 counties, the number remains low, but the efforts are having an impact. In the wave of steadily increasing exonerations – in 2015, more people were exonerated than any other year before – conviction review units played a . . .

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