In the last 23 years alone, more than 2,000 people were falsely convicted, but probably far more people are in prison for crimes they did not commit.
Last month California unveiled a comprehensive plan on how to ensure "a quality medical care system for years to come."
The judge found "probable cause" and ordered Zimmerman to be held pending a formal arraignment.
These teenagers were vilified simply because they looked and dressed differently, and listened to heavy metal.
A recent decision by a local judge seems to some to suggest the law is turning Florida into a modern Wild West, in which vigilante justice is the norm.
Safranek, a Brooklyn Heights, Ohio resident, said of her nine year-old fox terrier, "Waggin' Train Wholesome Chicken Jerky Treats were the last thing Sampson ate before he fell ill."
A "Hoodies Up" march and rally of nearly 1,000 filled the streets of New Haven Saturday calling for justice for Trayvon Martin.
There are no visible signs of injuries to Zimmermann's head or blood on his clothes. His attorney has said that his client suffered a broken nose and a gash to his head .
Startling new revelations have emerged in the case of Trayvon Martin, adding to the national outrage over his murder.
Martin's family hopes that the federal government will be able to bring justice to what many around this state see as a blatantly racist miscarriage of justice.