Infographic: The Path to Innocence for Wrongly Convicted Americans

Posted by Column Five

Although traditional forensic evidence has been utilized for centuries, DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) technology has only recently risen as the predominant method of scientific analysis in cases where biological evidence is available. It has proven indisputable truths for the wrongfully convicted, helped free hundreds of innocent people, and continues to expose inherent flaws in the American justice system. Click on the infographic to learn more about how DNA has changed the pursuit of innocence.