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Peter Neufeld is an American lawyer and is most famous as the Cofounder, with Barry Scheck of The Innocence Project. Jump to: navigation, search Barry Scheck is one of the team of lawyers who helped O. J. Simpson win an acquittal in his famous trial for the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson. ... The Innocence Project refers to a number of non-profit legal clinics in the United States. ...


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Peter Neufeld - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (221 words)
Peter Neufeld is an American lawyer and is most famous as a cofounder, with Barry Scheck, of the Innocence Project.
A partner in the law firm Cochran Neufeld and Scheck, he has represented Abner Louima and others who claimed their civil rights were violated by the police or the government.
The jury found that the investigator fabricated the confession that caused Washington to be sentenced to death for a 1982 rape and murder.
frontline: what jennifer saw: Peter Neufeld | PBS (2094 words)
NEUFELD: The concept that there are thousands of factually innocent people in prison is shocking to me and is shocking to probably most of the members of the defense bar as well as everybody else who toils on a daily basis in the criminal justice system.
NEUFELD: The three dozen or so cases, to date, involving post-convictions exoneration with DNA are all somewhat idiosyncratic because it's all serendipitous that for instance a rape kit wasn't thrown out when it was supposed to be thrown out.
NEUFELD: One legacy of the Simpson case with respect to DNA typing is it highlights on the one hand the tremendous potential of this technology that it is a science that can be the equivalent of the videotape of the commission of the crime.
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