Policy

Erroneous Convictions Resolution (2005)

Short Name: Erroneous Convictions Resolution
Year Adopted: 2005
Meeting Where Adopted: Annual
Policy Number: 2005 AM 115A
Subjects: Death Penalty

Resolution Text:

RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association urges federal, state, and  territorial governments to identify and attempt to eliminate the causes of erroneous convictions. 

FURTHER RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association urges state and local bar associations to assist in the effort to identify and attempt to eliminate the causes of erroneous convictions.  

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