The Law expands legal recourse for those wrongfully convicted including the right to counsel and the ability to challenge flawed scientific evidence.
The Perlmutter Center for Legal Justice at Cardozo Law has asked New York State Governor Kathy Hochul to sign the Challenging Wrongful Convictions Act.
The law (S.7548) was passed by both houses of the New York State legislature. If signed, it will expand legal recourse for those wrongfully convicted in New York including the right to counsel, the ability to challenge flawed or outdated scientific evidence, gives innocent people who pleaded guilty the right to apply for post conviction review, and the right to post conviction discovery.
Dubin, Josh, "Perlmutter Center for Legal Justice at Cardozo Law Asks NY Governor Kathy Hochul to Sign Wrongful Convictions Act" (2023). Perlmutter Center Letters. 1.