Over 300 people nationwide exonerated because of DNA evidence

May 9, 2013

"For the first time as a nation we're starting to view the criminal justice system through the optics of innocence."

  Civil rights attorney and co-founder of the National Innocence Project Peter Neufeld and others have been instrumental in winning the freedom of over 300 people wrongly convicted of crimes, through the use of DNA evidence.

National Innocence Project co-founder Peter Neufeld
Credit Sally Mauk

Neufeld was in Missoula recently to speak at a benefit for the Montana Innocence Project. In this feature interview, Neufeld talks with News Director Sally Mauk about wrongful convictions - and the impact DNA and other analysis have had on our concept of justice.