Arizona Justice Project Archives

Is cognitive bias a problem for legal system?

family law
by in AZ Business Magazine | Legal

Within the American justice system, there are multiple factors that cause wrongful convictions. One of those factors that most do not consider is cognitive bias, a simple flaw in the system that has the potential to cost a person their freedom.  “I think cognitive bias comes in many forms, and we all suffer from it. … Read More →

Polsinelli’s Melissa Ho will serve on Justice Project board

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Melissa Ho, a shareholder in the Phoenix office of the national law firm Polsinelli, has been asked to serve on the Board of Directors of the Arizona Justice Project (AJP). Since 1998 the Justice Project has been helping to overturn and prevent wrongful convictions in the State of Arizona. It is a non-profit organization whose… Read More →

Novak featured on ’60 Minutes’

Edward F. Novak
by in Business News | Legal

CBS’ “60 Minutes,” will air a story on Sunday, March 31 at 6 p.m. about an Arizona man who will be freed from prison next week after serving more than 40 years for a conviction based on flawed science. CBS Correspondant Steve Kroft recently interviewed Edward Novak, of national law firm Polsinelli Shughart, who worked… Read More →

Novak featured on '60 Minutes'

Edward F. Novak
by in Business News | Legal

CBS’ “60 Minutes,” will air a story on Sunday, March 31 at 6 p.m. about an Arizona man who will be freed from prison next week after serving more than 40 years for a conviction based on flawed science. CBS Correspondant Steve Kroft recently interviewed Edward Novak, of national law firm Polsinelli Shughart, who worked… Read More →