Among missteps by the prosecution was the suppression of evidence that Bishop previously filed a false police report accusing another man of rape, according to court papers filed by Mitchell and other attorneys with Loyola Law School’s Project for the Innocent.
For non-prosecution of a false rape claim could lead to other claims being made, also potentially false:
Andrew Wilson, a broad smile on his face and no bitterness in his heart, clasped hands with his family on his first day of freedom on Thursday after spending 32 years in prison for a murder he denied committing.
She pointed particularly to a weeks-long delay before police began canvassing for suspects with Hanson’s girlfriend, Saladena Bishop, who was 17 at the time. Bishop was the prosecution’s only eyewitness.
Over to the feminists here.