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Does Maryland Need an ‘Innocence Inquiry Commission?’

April 27, 2023

There is no truer test of the morality and integrity of a state’s criminal justice system than its commitment to exonerate individuals wrongfully convicted of crimes through a process that is fair and impartial. If we learned anything from the Adnan Syed case in Baltimore, it is that a process that relies on elected local prosecutors is far too vulnerable to politics to consistently satisfy that standard.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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