Missing evidence found in sheriff's locker could free inmate in 1990 SD murder case

Capital Journal, capjournal.comBYLINE: Associated PressMcCook County, SDSIOUX FALLS — McCook County Sheriff Mark Norris says an envelope found in an evidence locker is related to the case of a South Dakota inmate trying to pr...

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Hurricane Katrina mess in Orleans Parish courthouse evidence area is still being cleaned up

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New Orleans Net LLC, nola.comBYLINE: John Simerman, The Times-Picayune Orleans Parish, LALink to ArticleThe Orleans Parish Post-Conviction DNA/Evidence Project is inventorying and organizing criminal evidence at the Orleans P...

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Hurricane Katrina mess in Orleans Parish courthouse evidence area is still being cleaned up

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New Orleans Net LLC, nola.comBYLINE: John Simerman, The Times-Picayune Orleans Parish, LALink to ArticleThe Orleans Parish Post-Conviction DNA/Evidence Project is inventorying and organizing criminal evidence at the Orleans P...

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Storage of evidence key to exonerations;

USA TODAY, FINAL EDITIONSECTION: NEWS; Pg. 13ABYLINE: Kevin JohnsonDallas, TXHigh number of wrongly convicted people freed because of Dallas archive spurs national push to retain DNA tied to crimesDALLAS -- The exoneration of...

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Guest opinion: Saving DNA evidence helps convict real criminals

The Billings Gazette, billingsgazette.comBYLINE: JESSIE MCQUILLAN and DAN WEINBERG The Billings GazetteLink to ArticleBillings, MTThe Montana House of Representatives has before it a bill that, if enacted, will measurably imp...

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Missing evidence stirs accusations

My FOX Tampa Bay, myfoxtampabay.comBYLINE: Doug Smith, FOX 13 Investigative reporterLink to ArticleDownload VideoManatee County, FLBRADENTON - The news came as a shock and embarrassment: the Manatee County Sheriff's Office ha...

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DNA clears Texas man who spent 30 years in prison

<em>Cornelius Dupree Jr., center, smiles while attorney Barry Scheck, right, speaks in Dallas on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. Dupree served 30 years for rape and robbery before being exonerated by DNA evidence.</em> (AP Photo/Mike Fuentes)

Associated Press, news.yahoo.comBy JEFF CARLTON, Associated PressDallas County, TX DALLAS – Prosecutors declared a Texas man innocent Monday of a rape and robbery that put him in prison for 30 years, more than any other DNA e...

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Facts on Post-Conviction DNA Exonerations

The Jacksonville Free Press (Florida)Jacksonville, FLUnvalidated or Improper Forensic Science played a role in approximately 50 percent of wrongful convictions later overturned by DNA testing. While DNA testing was developed ...

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