THE most RELIABLE EVIDENCE

DNA TESTING

UNRELIABLE FORMS OF EVIDENCE

Many forensic testing methods have been applied with little to no scientific validation and with inadequate assessments of their significance or reliability.  As a result, forensic analysts sometimes testify in cases without a proper scientific basis for their findings.  And in some cases, forensic analysts have engaged in misconduct. Click on the links below to learn more about the different forms of unreliable evidence. 

Eyewitness Misidentification

Fingerprint Analysis

Preservation of Evidence

False Confessions

MICROSCOPIC

HAIR

COMPARISON

Prosecutorial Misconduct

The Hawai'i Innocence Project accepts applications from anyone who has been convicted of a crime occurring in Hawai'i AND is factually innocent of that crime.

 

If you believe that you were wrongfully convicted and are factually innocent, please complete our application for assistance. Please be as thorough as possible so that we may respond to your inquiry quickly and efficiently. Click the link below to access our application and more detailed instructions. 

 

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