Conviction Review Units Help Justice

New York Law Journal


The recent letter by Queens County District Attorney Richard Brown overlooks many important reasons for establishing independent conviction review units. Mr. Brown's thesis, that every prosecutor has duty to try to avoid wrongful convictions, should be self-evident but it is beside the point. Specialized and independent review of suspected wrongful convictions is preferable to the ad-lib approach Mr. Brown embraces.

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  • A. Nony Moss

    Excellent letter. Thank you!

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