December 12th, 2012
The Boston Globe’s Sunday Magazine profiled NEIP Board of Trustee member David Meier for his work on the Massachusetts drug lab scandal. Meier was appointed by Governor Deval Patrick to oversee the review of thousands of cases that may be called into question by the scandal. As of late November, Meier’s team had identified 10,000 of the 34,000 people who may have had drug evidence in their cases analyzed by Dookhan. Of those 10,000, the priority is the 2,000 people who are currently in incarcerated on potentially faulty evidence.
Throughout his career, Meier has shown a strong desire to see justice achieved. During his time as a prosecutor, he helped to free several people who had been wrongfully convicted, in addition to putting criminals behind bars.
Read the full article about David Meier here.