Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption
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Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption

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Jennifer Thompson was raped at knifepoint by a man who broke into her apartment while she slept. She was able to escape, and eventually positively identified Ronald Cotton as her attacker. Ronald insisted that she was mistaken-- but Jennifer's positive identification was the compelling evidence that put him behind bars. After eleven years, Ronald was allowed to take a DNA test that proved his innocence. He was released, after serving more than a decade in prison for a crime he never... More
Material Type: Case Study
Technical Format: Flash
Date Added to MERLOT: January 21, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 21, 2011
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Submitter: Paul Bowdre
Keywords: Eyewitness Identification

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Language: English
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