While most would likely agree that our justice system is better than many found in other countries, it is far from perfect. This is demonstrated in the all too frequent convictions of individuals in the Orlando area and beyond, who are actually innocent. Though these convictions occur related to a variety of types of crimes and circumstances, a recent study indicates there are similarities found in most wrongful convictions.
Many readers of this blog likely remember the 26-year-old drum major from Florida A & M who died after he was involved in a hazing incident that took place in November 2011. The incident reportedly involved the man's beating at the hands of other members of the band, on a bus, to obtain entrance into an exclusive group within the band.