Wrongful conviction advocate and prison exoneree Jeffrey Deskovic talks to Jeff 4 Justice about his 16 years in prison due to a forced false confession and wrongful conviction for the rape and murder of a female classmate while in high school. Deskovic shares his amazing story of how he turned the hellish experience into something positive after he became exonerated by founding The Jeffrey Deskovic Foundation for Justice to help other wrongfully convicted people.
Show Note Reference Links:
The Jeffrey Deskovic Foundation for Justice http://www.thejeffreydeskovicfoundationforjustice.org/
Innocence Project: Jeff Deskovic http://www.innocenceproject.org/Content/Jeff_Deskovic.php
Wikimedia: Jeffrey Mark Deskovic http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeffrey_Mark_Deskovic
Vindicated by DNA, but a Lost Man on the Outside http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/25/us/25jeffrey.html?pagewanted=all
The Three Lives of Jeffrey Deskovic
Jeffrey Deskovic gives $1.5 million to fight wrongful convictions
Judge Sonia Sotomayor Denied My Appeal and I Spent 16 Years in Prison For a Crime I Didn’t Commit
A Supreme Court Nomination Stirs Up Bad Memories
Recorded 2012 10-22 and 12-12
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