In the year 2017, 139 people were exonerated for crimes they did not commit. They lost years of their lives, missed important events, lost family members… but why? What causes wrongful conviction and how can we help to solve the problem? Demarchoe’s spent 22 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. Through the examination of hi story we are going to try and discover the factors leading to wrongful conviction and what we can do to fix the system.