Friday Roundup: DNA Evidence Under Review
Are prosecutors and judges
exempt from the rules
that they apply to others in the criminal-justice system?
After initial reluctance, Florida Supreme Court judge
welcomes the state’s new Innocence Commission
A Texas District Judge gets emotional
recommending the release
of a Houston man who served almost half his life in prison for sexual assault DNA evidence proves he did not commit.
A Kentucky man linked to rape through DNA evidence is
sentenced to 200 years in prison
. A Vancouver man who says he was wrongfully convicted of a double homicide in 1977
claims two prosecutors hid key evidence in his case
A judge ordered DNA testing
in the case of an Ohio man serving 30 years to life in prison for aggravated murder and robbery that occurred nearly two decades ago.
DNA tests could be used
to investigate alleged ballot fraud
in Troy, New York
The Australian Government is
seeking to establish national forensic standards
the Just Science website
for more on efforts to establish national forensic standards in the U.S.
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