Daily Archives: 10/30/2007

Fair Housing Act

In the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988, Congress extended federal civil rights protections to people with disabilities in the sale and rental of private housing. During the civil rights movement of the 1960s, people with disabilities began to demand…

2007-2008 CALIFORNIA LEGISLATIVE SESSION

Mistaken Witness ID and False Confessions The two most common causes of wrongful conviction are mistaken eyewitness identification and false confessions. In death penalty cases, the number one cause of wrongful convictions is false testimony by informant witnesses. Modern DNA…