Barry Scheck

Barry Scheck is the cofounder, with Peter Neufeld, of the Innocence Project, a legal initiative dedicated to reforming the criminal justice system and exonerating, through DNA evidence, the wrongfully convicted. The Innocence Project represents more than 200 inmates seeking post-conviction release. Perhaps the most prominent civil rights lawyer in America, Scheck, along with Neufeld, represented the families of Amadou Diallo, Abner Louima, and the four black and Latino youths wrongfully shot by New York state troopers. Mr. Scheck is in private practice in New York City.

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Actual Innocence Cover
Author: Jim Dwyer, Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld | Narrator: Michael Boatman
Release Date: July 05, 2000
Extraordinarily powerful stories of ordinary people locked up for crimes they did not commit, and how they were freed against great odds.A nightmare from a thousand B-movies: a horrible crime is committed in your neighborhood, and the police knock at...
Actual Innocence Cover