Philadelphia DA Has Yet to Find Inmate Worthy of Exoneration

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The Philadelphia District Attorney's Conviction Review Unit, in its 2 1/2 years of existence,has yet to find a single inmate worthy of exonerating, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer. Exoneration is not the only measure of success for conviction review units, which typically are designed to investigate claims of innocence, sometimes in collaboration with defense attorneys. Those investigations can reach a range of conclusions, from overturning the case . . .

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