We are very excited to announce that on July 17th, Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman of the New York Court of Appeals granted Paul leave to appeal his case.

The PCDF is honored and excited to announce the web interview with one of the PCDF founders as they discuss many of the unanswered questions surrounding the homicide of Catherine Woods

New York has the third highest number of wrongful convictions overturned by DNA evidence. Yet it lags behind in enacting reforms that would prevent innocent people from being wrongly convicted.

In his Charles Smith Blog, journalist and lawyer Harold Levy exposes flaws and flawed forensic scientists.  His latest entry focuses on the “bloody” fingerprint used to convict Paul Cortez and the fallibility in the process of obtaining that print.