innocence project

New York Courts

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill that creates the nation's first commission to investigate prosecutorial misconduct.

Law enforcement agencies across New York State are now required to video record interrogations of people accused of most serious non-drug felonies, such as homicide and sexual assault.

InnocenceProject.org

After taking his oath to become the new Erie County District Attorney, John Flynn spoke of more emphasis on compassion by his office. This includes a desire to bring to downtown Buffalo what is known as the Innocence Project, which works to identify and exonerate individuals wrongly convicted of a crime.