News 02.25.11

Friday Roundup: The Fight to be Exonerated and Progress at Crime Labs

An Ohio man who spent five years on death row for murder before another man confessed to the crimes has

renewed his effort to be fully exonerated

.

Esquire magazine

profiles Ohio exoneree Raymond Towler

, who spent three decades behind bars for crimes he did not commit.

The group responsible for the accreditation of North Carolina’s State Bureau of Investigation’s crime lab is

defending its review of the troubled crime lab

.

A New York exoneree who spent 18 in prison for a murder he did not commit

filed suit against NYC and the prosecutors from his case

for $30 million.

A Utah crime lab

developed a new DNA test

that could help solve cold cases.

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