On Friday, a jury convicted Jason Van Dyke, a white Chicago police officer, of the second-degree murder of black 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Likewise, divorce can send past offenders back into lives of crime.
It's business as usual for many police agencies, even after bungled eyewitness procedures led to high-profile exonerations.
Self-taught private investigator Jim McCloskey has helped free more than three dozen people who were imprisoned for crimes they didn't commit.
Letters to the editor: OK, bucko, step outside and say we're afraid of population growth. Go ahead. See what happens.
The simple prescription for reducing wrongful convictions: better journalism about crime and punishment.