Dr. Jackson's Work Helps to Free an Innocent Man
Jason Lively spent 14 years behind bars for a fire he didn’t set, until science supported his innocence.
Experts say wrongful fire convictions are disturbingly common, because investigators often lack up-to-date education and advanced training. The prosecutors in Lively's wrongful conviction case hired chemist Glen Jackson to review the case. Jackson's work confirmed that the fire in question was not deliberately set. For the full story, see the Washington Post article.