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A New Paradigm for Criminal Justice

Posted by Ashley on 4/9/2019 to News

"An important story that everyone should see!" - Charlotte Film Festival

Greg Taylor could have been just another one of the countless individuals falsely imprisoned in the United States. Convicted on the barest of evidence, Taylor spent 17 years in prison for a murder he did not commit. But thanks to the newly formed Innocence Commission in North Carolina, the first in the country, Greg finally had a chance at freedom. His case would serve as a crucial precedent for many to follow, including Michael Peterson's as documented in the celebrated seriesThe Staircase. A gripping and heartbreaking story of a rush to judgment, and a testament to the perseverance of family,In Pursuit of Justicedocuments the power of innocence commissions and the possibilities that can result from institutional self-reflection.

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