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NIJ Releases Report: Mending Justice-Sentinel Event Reviews

The National Institute of Justice released a report today which explores the feasibility of using a learning-from-error model in criminal justice. The report, Mending Justice: Sentinel Events Reviews, draws on lessons from the medical and aviation fields and offers perspectives on using

Arson Research Project’s Live “Burn” Highlights Common Causes of Faulty Fire Science

It was a dreary morning on Treasure Island on Thursday, August 14th, 2014, as a group of curious public defenders, detectives, and prosecutors came together for arson investigator Paul Bieber’s showcase event: a live burn of two furnished mockups, one

Freedom Fighters Documentary Awarded MacArthur Foundation Grant

Freedom Fighters, a documentary that follows a group of Texas exonerees as they form a detective agency to help exonerate other innocent inmates, received a MacArthur Foundation grant yesterday.  The $150,000 grant for Freedom Fighters will enable director Jamie Meltzer