Thursday, October 29, 2009

Innocence Project Subpoenas
NPR Talk of the Nation Oct. 26, 2009
Students working in an Innocence Project in Chicago (investigating cases where prisoners may have been falsely convicted) have received broad subpoenas to produce documents including their notes, emails and grades, raising questions of privileges normally given to lawyers and reporters. Jonathan Turley, professor of public interest law at George Washington University and Barry Scheck, pioneer of the Innocence Project in New York give their views.
30 min., NPR mediaPlayer, .mp3, transcript (mistakes)