Clarence Page: The 200th reason to test DNA


In a column in today’s Chicago Tribune, Clarence Page calls Jerry Miller’s exoneration "both gratifying and horrifying."

…An Army veteran from Chicago is the 200th person to be exonerated by DNA evidence, according to the Innocence Project, a non-profit New York-based legal clinic.

That's gratifying because justice — long denied to innocents like Jerry Miller, 48, and the 199 others who were exonerated before him — finally has been served. But Miller's good news is also horrifying in the questions it raises about flaws in our nation's criminal justice system.

Read the full column

. (Chicago Tribune, 4/25/07, Payment required for full article)

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