Boston scandal exposes backlog

by jeeg 15. October 2012 22:56
The numbers are shocking: 1,100 people are in jail on the basis of evidence that may have been tampered with, and 34,000 criminal cases could be affected. The fallout stems from the work of just one forensic chemist, who is alleged to have faked test results on suspected drug samples. The revelatio... [More]

Cornyn wants federal funds to help clear rape kits backlog

by jeeg 31. May 2012 23:58
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn has introduced legislation that would help clear the staggering number of untested rape kits in Houston Police storage - some 6,663 at the agency's last count - and help eliminate a nationwide backlog.   During a Wednesday news conference, city and police offi... [More]
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