Friday Roundup: DNA Access and Police Misconduct
We reported Monday on the case of Alvin Jardine III, who was cleared in Hawaii after two decades in prison, and
the Maui News ran an in-depth story on the case yesterday
A Massachusetts Senator applauded legislation
that will allow access to post-conviction DNA testing
A Montana judge
heard new evidence this week
in the case of Barry Beach, who has spent 27 years in prison for a crime he has always said he didn’t commit. The Houston Police Department is in a dispute with City Hall
over how to spend federal grant money
awarded to address a backlog of untested rape kits.
Nearly two decades after two New York City police officers raided a family’s apartment based solely on the word of an informant who faced drug charges,
a lawsuit against the city and policemen may go to trial
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