Andrew Cuomo, governor of New York (Photo: John Taggart/Bloomberg)
August 20, 2018
NY is blazing a trail in the fight against prosecutorial misconduct. Led by a host of NY exonorees and victims’ families, this determined band of warriors persuaded the NY Legislature and then the Governor to pass this groundbreaking Commission on Prosecutorial Misconduct. Hopefully this will start a nationwide trend – too high a percentage of wrongful convictions can be attributed to some element of prosecutorial misconduct.