Daily Archives: August 13, 2010

Admitting Wrongness

Bravo to this DA in Texas who managed to free someone after 27 years in jail for a crime he did not commit.

Then in 2008, Patricia Lykos, a former judge and police officer, was elected district attorney, and one of her first acts was to reverse the office’s longstanding reluctance to admit mistakes.

Boo to Harvard for their caution with this situation where a morality expert’s problematic research is affecting more than just his immediate circle.

Harvard’s slow-motion inquiry about the laboratory of Marc Hauser, one of its star academics, has cast a shadow over the several different fields in which Dr. Hauser and his students published papers.

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