Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office now has a panel to help those wrongfully convicted

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They "Conviction Integrity Unit" is made up of former Supreme Court Justice Christine Durham, retired Judge Judith Atherton, former prosecutor Robert Stott, defense attorney Gilbert Athay, and Reverend Francis Davis.

Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office now has a panel to help those wrongfully convicted

SALT LAKE CITY (News4Utah)- The Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office announced a new panel designed to help those who believe they are wrongfully convicted on Monday.

They "Conviction Integrity Unit" is made up of former Supreme Court Justice Christine Durham, retired Judge Judith Atherton, former prosecutor Robert Stott, defense attorney Gilbert Athay, and Reverend Francis Davis.

"The purpose of this is really to address the issue of wrongful convictions," District Attorney Sim Gill said. "There's an application process that you go through and if you've been wrongfully convicted this creates a process by which that wrongful conviction can be reviewed."

 

Gill said their findings will be made public.

 

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