In June, 2007 the New York State Commission of Investigation concluded that the New York City Police Department Crime Lab Latent Print Division committed numerous errors in evaluating latent prints.

Dr. Cornel West, the scholar, public intellectual, philosopher, critic, pastor, and civil rights activist, recently offered his name in support of Paul Cortez.

Actress Claire Danes supports Paul Cortez’s fight for Justice.

David Moran, University of Michigan law professor and co-founder of the Michigan Innocence Project, is working diligently to recognize and reach out to the wrongly convicted.

An interesting article was recently released in the New York Times highlighting the study of faulty scientific evidence used to wrongfully convict people in the United States.