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Jamie Gorelick Esq.

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April 2012: 'Her deputy attorney general until April 1997, Jamie Gorelick, said Reno “was very, very interested in assuring that we weren’t keeping in prison people who deserved to have their convictions reviewed.”'


RoleNameTypeLast Updated
Organization Executive (past or present) Justice Department/Department of Justice (DOJ) Organization Apr 19, 2012
Subordinate of (past or present) Attorney General Janet Reno Person Apr 19, 2012

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Apr 17, 2012 DOJ review of flawed FBI forensics processes lacked transparency

QUOTE: Attorney General Janet Reno and FBI Director Louis J. Freeh decided to launch a task force to dig through thousands of cases involving discredited agents, to ensure that “no defendant’s right to a fair trial was jeopardized,”...The task force took nine years to complete its work and never publicly released its findings. Not the results of its case reviews of suspect lab work. Not the names of the defendants who were convicted as a result. And not the nature or scope of the forensic problems it found. Those decisions more than a decade ago remain relevant today for hundreds of people still in the U.S. court system, because officials never notified many defendants of the forensic flaws in their cases and never expanded their review to catch similar mistakes.

Washington Post