Foon Rhee

March 9, 2016 7:01 AM

The Numbers Crunch: Injustice comes at a high price for taxpayers, too

First study of its kind computes how much California taxpayers pay for wrongful convictions

Researchers say more than 500 cases total at least $221 million

A state commission issued recommendations to reduce criminal justice mistakes in 2006

Foon Rhee

Associate editor, editorial writer and Viewpoints editor

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Foon Rhee, an associate editor, joined the The Sacramento Bee’s editorial board in February 2010 after reporting and editing for newspapers in Massachusetts and North Carolina and keeping his opinions to himself. He graduated from Duke and went to graduate school during a fellowship at the University of Hawaii. Foon Rhee can be reached at frhee@sacbee.com or 916-321-1913. Twitter: @foonrhee.

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