Friday links


There is so much news every week about wrongful convictions, crime labs, criminal justice reform and other related topics that all of it doesn’t make it onto the Innocence Blog. In this new weekly post, we’ll share some links each Friday to stories we find interesting and relevant. If you have links you’d like to see next week, email them to

Exoneree Curtis McCarty talks about spending 18 years on death row for a crime he didn’t commit

(KOKH, Oklahoma City)

Kansas City man seeks DNA testing after spending 20 years in prison for a crime he says he didn’t commit

(Kansas City Star, 04/29/08)

Ballistic results cast doubt on Detroit crime lab

(Detroit Free Press, 04/26/08)

New Oklahoma crime lab opens doors

(Edmond Sun, 05/01/08)

Missouri lawmakers approve crime lab funding, but less than requested

(Springfield News-Leader, 05/02/08)

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