It’s a Doctors’ Special – Innocence Behind Bars
A Doctors’ Special: Innocence Behind Bars; I Served 39 Years For Crime I Didn’t Commit; How DNA Freed Me From Prison
Clarence Elkins and Mark Godsey, co-founder of the Ohio Innocence Project, discuss their work on Ohio’s Senate Bill 77, which aims to reform how crimes are investigated.
While sharing her story, Jennifer Thompson – founder of Healing Justice – explains how the trauma of a crime can affect how we remember details.
PTSD specialist Dr. Eugene Lipov offers a possible medical treatment to help alleviate the lasting effects for wrongful incarnations of Ricky Jackson, Nancy Smith, and Clarence Elkins.
Ricky, Nancy, and Clarence have all been imprisoned for terrible crimes – crimes they never committed. Now the three of them join The Doctors to discuss the lingering trauma of these experiences, and how they are able to move forward.
Since 1989, 2,005 people have been exonerated from prison in the U.S.
Clarence was arrested out of the blue for the rape and murder of his mother-in-law and the attempted murder, assault, and rape of his six-year-old niece. He steadfastly maintained his innocence but was convicted and sentenced – until DNA evidence revealed
Nancy Smith spent 14 years behind bars for something she did not do. She comes to The Doctors to share her troubling story.
Ricky Jackson, Nancy Smith, and Clarence Elkins share how their lives have been forever changed due to their wrongful incarcerations.
Attorney Areva Martin and psychotherapist Dr. Mike Dow join The Doctors to shed light on why the wrong people sometimes end up behind bars.