Criminal Justice

New Series Profiles Dallas DA's Efforts to Find Wrongly Convicted


Dallas District Attorney Craig Watkins—a former defense attorney—has garnered national headlines for his efforts to uncover wrongful convictions in his jurisdiction. He's actively working with the Innocence Project and with Dallas defense attorneys to seek out possible injustices perpetrated by his predecessors in the DA's office.

A new series on Investigation Discovery, part of the Discovery Channel's lineup of networks, will profile Watkins' efforts. Preview below.

I interviewed Watkins for Reason in April of last year.