Joe Selvaggi talks with Pioneer Institute senior legal fellow Jim McKenna about Massachusetts’ drug prosecution cases resting on evidence produced by badly mismanaged drug testing labs, and the implications for potentially hundreds of thousands convicted on erroneous, tainted, or fabricated evidence.
Jim McKenna is Senior Fellow with PioneerLegal. He has been an Adjunct Teaching Professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute for more than 25 years, where he teaches courses on law and ethics. After serving as a prosecutor for a decade, including in the Organized Crime Division of the Suffolk County (Boston) District Attorney’s Office, McKenna has been in private practice for more than two decades. He lives in Millbury, Massachusetts, where he serves as Town Moderator. He is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross and Boston College Law School.