Wrongful convictions have stolen at least 20,000 years from innocent defendants
The Washington Post
September 10, 2018

“The National Registry of Exonerations (NRE) will soon publish the second part of a study it commissioned of its database of all known false convictions in the United States since 1989.  So far in this study, it has been found that the 2,265 exonerees in the NRE database served a combined 20,080 years behind bars.”

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