JS 159 Burden of Innocence Questions to answer

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JS 159 Burden of Innocence Questions to answer- Activity for 050310 I. Watch the entire video on line at http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/burden/view/ II. Answer the following questions- Each person needs to answer the questions individually and provide a hard copy of answers by Monday 051010. III. Questions a. What are the lessons learned from the DNA and other based exonerations over the last 20 years? b. For each particular person featured on the video (there are 6 total), name the person and one way he has tried to reintegrate into society. c. What are three main obstacles that the wrongly accused face in their
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Unformatted text preview: release after post conviction DNA testing has helped to prove their innocence? d. Should compensation/social services be made available to those whose convictions were vacated/overturned via the post-conviction review process? e. How should the services and assistance be funded? f. Finally read the following NYTimes article on post conviction testing-http://topics.nytimes.com/topics/reference/timestopics/subjects/d/dna_evidenc e/index.html What four states do not have laws allowing inmates at least some access to the new technology...
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