Fighting prosecutorial misconduct – a work in progress

Check out this preview of one of N-Map’s latest projects – an advocacy campaign with the Innocence Project and John Thompson and the issue of prosecutorial misconduct in the U.S.  John is a death row exoneree – he spent 14 years on death row for a murder that he had nothing to do with because his prosecutors hid exculpatory evidence.  He sued his prosecutors under sec. 1983 – a jury awarded him $14 million in damages ($1 million for every year he spent on death row).  The Court of Appeals affirmed the award twice, but the Supreme Court then reversed it in a 5-4 judgment last term.  We are helping John and the Innocence project in their efforts to improve accountability for prosecutors who violate the Constitutional rights of defendants.

Here is the rough cut of our first video produced as part of the collaboration.  It is still a rough cut (i.e. in progress) and we’d be curious to hear your feedback on the video as we continue to develop the final piece.

We look forward to your thoughts and ideas, and stay tuned for more…

Update: Final version of the video posted.

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