Weak DNA evidence could undermine justice, experts say

by jeeg 6. July 2012 00:03
When Cook County prosecutors brought Cleveland Barrett to trial earlier this year for the predatory criminal sexual assault of a 9-year-old girl, they presented the jury hearing the case testimony from the alleged victim plus the kind of evidence that long has won convictions with its scientific... [More]

Supreme Court Clears Hurdle to DNA Test for Condemned Inmate

by jeeg 9. March 2011 07:11
Yesterday, the Supreme Court found that Texas death row inmate Hank Skinner has the right to pursue testing of DNA evidence that could prove his innocence. Among the outstanding items that still have not been DNA tested: at least three possible murder weapons and a rape kit. SCOTUSblo... [More]
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