JaneAnne Murray

University of Minnesota Law School

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Defense lawyer and professor at the University of Minnesota Law School

JaneAnne Murray on KCRW

Local district attorneys get re-elected for putting people in jail.  Now some prosecutors are part of a movement to get some inmates out.

How Many Innocent Americans Are Sitting in Jail?

Local district attorneys get re-elected for putting people in jail.  Now some prosecutors are part of a movement to get some inmates out.

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Last year, 125 people across the United States were exonerated of crimes they didn’t commit—the highest number of wrongful convictions ever recorded.

A New Movement to Free the Wrongfully Convicted

Last year, 125 people across the United States were exonerated of crimes they didn’t commit—the highest number of wrongful convictions ever recorded.

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