The Child Cases

June 28, 2011 // 32:00
The Child Cases
June 28, 2011 // 32:00
Season 29: Episode 16

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.]

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