Falk to Serve on Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s First Conviction Integrity Unit

Professor Patricia J. Falk

Professor Patricia J. Falk

C|M|LAW Professor Patricia J. Falk has been appointed to serve on Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty’s newly announced Conviction Integrity Unit.  Falk, along with the other members of the group, will review innocence claims made by felons convicted of crimes in Cuyahoga County.  In particular, the group will review applications from prison inmates, attorneys and felons who believe they were wrongly convicted. 

For a Plain Dealer article on the topic, as well as a link to the Prosecutor’s Office’s full policy on the topic,click here:

http://www.cleveland.com/court-justice/index.ssf/2014/04/new_conviction_integrity_unit.html

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