The Child Cases

June 28, 2011 / 32m

Season 2011: Episode 16

Share:

In this joint investigation with ProPublica and NPR, FRONTLINE correspondent A.C. Thompson unearths more than 20 child death cases in which people were jailed on medical evidence — involving abuse, assault and “shaken baby syndrome” — that was later found unreliable or flat-out wrong. Are death investigators being properly trained for child cases? [Explore more stories on the original website for The Child Cases.]

In partnership with: