State Bar Explores Ways to Curb Wrongful Convictions

, New York Law Journal

At the New York State Bar Association's "President's Summit," one of the best-attended events during its annual six-day gathering, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. said yesterday he intends to use a the state bar's report on wrongful convictions and the work of other outside groups to help develop an office in which the chances are minimized that innocent defendants will be arrested, prosecuted and convicted.

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