News 07.30.08

Darrell Edwards update: judge delays decision

At a hearing yesterday in New Jersey, Innocence Project attorneys argued that DNA test results and other important new evidence constitute strong proof that Darrell Edwards did not commit the 1995 Newark murder for which he is serving life in prison.

"I think the more the case is reviewed the more clear it becomes that Darrell Edwards didn't do the crime," said Vanessa Potkin, an attorney for the Innocence Project, which has used DNA to free scores of convicts around the country.


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Read yesterday’s Innocence Project press release here

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