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Articles by Paresh Patel

Colorado Jail Settles Suit over Lack of Accommodation for the Deaf for $100,000

Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition (CCDC), a Colorado non-profit organization, filed a civil complaint against Douglas Darr, in his official capacity as Sherriff of Adams County, Colorado for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 USC § 12101, et seq., Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 USC ...

Urban Institute Published Report on Post-Conviction DNA Testing and Wrongful Conviction

For decades, law enforcement investigations used forensic evidence (i.e. fingerprints, DNA, and ballistics) to include or eliminate suspects. Scientific advances and improvement in forensic analysis have helped to exonerate those convicted of serious crimes. In many cases, forensic biological evidence like DNA was not used. Thus, some individuals convicted ...