Friday Roundup: False Confessions, DNA Access, Compensation
An op-ed in The New York Times reviews
why people confess to things they haven’t done
The Kentucky Supreme Court agreed to
hear an appeal for DNA testing
from two inmates serving life in prison. Such testing in Kentucky is traditionally limited to death row inmates.
A House bill that would award Florida exoneree William Dillon $1.35 million for serving nearly 27 years for a murder DNA proves he didn’t commit is
expected to receive a final vote today
Georgia crime victims stress the urgency to
improve funding for DNA testing
Connecticut legislators take aim at
repealing the state’s death penalty
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