Barry Scheck

  • Co-founder, The Innocence Project

Barry Scheck co-founded, with Peter Neufeld, the Innocence Project at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Peter and Barry’s work has not only shaped the course of case law across the country but has helped lead to an influential study by the... More

Barry Scheck co-founded, with Peter Neufeld, the Innocence Project at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Peter and Barry’s work has not only shaped the course of case law across the country but has helped lead to an influential study by the National Academy of Sciences on forensic DNA testing, as well as important state and federal legislation setting standards for the use of DNA testing. They both serve as members of the New York State Commission on Forensic Science, a body that regulates all crime and forensic DNA labs in the state.

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Barry Scheck's Presentations

Gel 2009 April 2009

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Thousands of innocent Americans are in prison for crimes they didn't commit. The Innocence Project, through the use of DNA evidence and legal reform, helps prove these people innocent - so that justice is served, and so the actual perpetrators can be... More

Thousands of innocent Americans are in prison for crimes they didn't commit. The Innocence Project, through the use of DNA evidence and legal reform, helps prove these people innocent - so that justice is served, and so the actual perpetrators can be found and imprisoned.

The Innocence Project's cofounder, Barry Scheck, shares the stage here with Jerry Miller, the 200th exoneree of the organization. Miller served 24 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit.

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