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Peter Neufeld

The Innocence Project

Peter Neufeld appears in the following:

FBI Review: Exaggerated Evidence in 27 Death Penalty Cases

Friday, July 19, 2013

The FBI and Department of Justice have flagged 27 death penalty convictions for federal review. The review was triggered last year by a Washington Post report and asserts that FBI hair examiners had used faulty forensics that may have led to convictions of potentially innocent people. Peter Neufeld, co-founder and director of Innocence, joins us to discuss the findings and the potential problems with forensic science.

The Department of Justice and the FBI are raising questions about forensic evidence used to get convictions.
Twenty-seven death penalty convictions have been flagged so far as part of a federal review. The review was triggered last year by a Washington Post report and asserts that FBI hair examiners had used faulty forensics that may have led to convictions of potentially innocent people. The review is ongoing and the full results will be published later this ye

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Peter Neufeld of the Innocence Project on the Supreme Court's DNA Collection Ruling

Thursday, June 13, 2013

What does the ruling mean?

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