Joyce King wrote in Friday's USA Today that new Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins is setting a powerful example for jurisdictions around the country.
Victims deserve to have the actual perpetrators brought to justice. Preserving evidence and opening up cases based on questionable convictions would go a long way toward accomplishing that goal.
Watkins is just one district attorney in one county trying to do the right thing. It's time for other cities to join Dallas in ensuring justice for the victims of crime and for those wrongly convicted.
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. (USA Today, 3/16/07)