Innocence Project client Steven Phillips was cleared today in Dallas more than a quarter-century after his wrongful conviction of a string of sex crimes when a judge recommended that his convictions be vacated. He became the 19th person cleared by DNA evidence in Dallas County, and his case will now go to the Court of Criminal Appeals, which could make his exoneration official.
“What a great day. Today is the day the Lord has made and I am grateful to him,” Mr. Phillips said.
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. (Dallas Morning News, 08/05/08)