News 03.02.09

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Osborne Arguments

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments this morning in the case of District Attorney’s Office for the Third Judicial District, et al. v. Osborne, in which Innocence Project Co-Director Peter Neufeld argued that prisoners have a constitutional right to DNA testing that can prove their innocence.


Briefs and resources on the case are here

. A sample of national media coverage from yesterday and this morning is below, and we’re posting real-time updates on

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We will post a link to argument transcripts this afternoon.

NPR Morning Edition:

Court to Examine Prisoners' Right to DNA Evidence

New York Times editorial:

The Right to DNA Evidence

Associated Press:

High Court Looks at Prisoners' Right to DNA Test

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