illegal search

Opposition to Supreme Court’s New Ruling on Police Searches

On Monday the 27th, the Supreme Court ruled 5-3 that an outstanding arrest warrant discovered during an illigal traffic stop allows incriminating evidence recovered thereafter to be admissible in court. Justice Sonya Sotomayor, as well as the Court’s two other liberal justices, Justices Ginsburg and Kagan, all expressed their disapproval with the ruling, some even referencing the Black Lives […]

DNA evidence

Eyewitness Misidentification

Eyewitness misidentification is the single greatest cause of wrongful convictions nationwide, playing a role in 72 percent of the convictions overturned through DNA testing. In case after case, DNA has proven what scientists already know-that eyewitness identification is frequently inaccurate. While eyewitness testimony can be persuasive evidence before a judge or jury, 30 years of […]