11 Investigates: Conviction & Integrity - What is being done to ensure the guilty are really guilty?

Conviction Integrity Units offer a fresh set of eyes to look at claims of innocence. Lucas County does not have such a unit and the Lucas County prosecutor declined to sit down for an interview to discuss how to better ensure the integrity of the judicial process locally. Julia Bates provided the following email: 'We honor our oaths as lawyers, as prosecutors, our ethics, and our commitment to the rule of law to ensure a fair trial and just results for all parties - victims and suspects alike.'
Published: 5:48 PM EDT August 21, 2019
Updated: 6:11 PM EDT August 21, 2019