Commentaries by Chris Perri

Last week, a Travis County judge in Texas ordered that Rosa Jimenez?be released from prison because false scientific testimony was used to secure her 2005 conviction for murdering a 21-month-old toddler in her care. The saga of Jimenez’ wrongful conviction highlights several major flaws in our criminal justice system. At her trial, Jimenez was accused [...]

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Joe Biden doesn’t deserve due process and the presumption of innocence with respect to Tara Reade’s sexual assault allegation. Brett Kavanaugh didn’t deserve them with respect to Christine Blasey Ford either. Why? Neither is facing a criminal prosecution — no one has threatened to take their liberty away. The #MeToo movement has inspired people across [...]

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