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Old 07-17-2017, 07:15 PM
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Default New law about jailhouse informants


As you might imagine, though, in a market driven by such questionable motives, the testimony these informants provide is often unreliable.
Even worse, it can be deadly. False testimony from jailhouse informants has been the single biggest reason for death-row exonerations in the modern death-penalty era, according to a 2005 survey by the Center on Wrongful Convictions. They accounted for 50 of the 111 exonerations to that point, and there have been 48 more exonerations since then.
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Seems pretty logical to me, especially for Texas.
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