Amit Katwala’s Tremors in the Blood explores how unreliable technologies have been used in our criminal justice system.
Mendel had a history of run-ins with the state.
Fearmongering about mass school shootings leads to some dumb, privacy-threatening ideas.
Two states have passed laws requiring court approval before the cops can use genetic genealogy services to track down a suspect.
Police were finally able to catch the serial killer using DNA genealogy databases—violating many innocent people's constitutional right to privacy.
Ledell Lee was put to death in 2017 for a killing he likely didn't commit.
False testimony and prosecutorial misconduct put Walter Ogrod on death row.
Lamonte McIntyre served 23 years in prison for murders that he did not commit.
The ACLU and the Innocence Project are suing to uncover the evidence.
According to the law, the deceased Sedley Alley is the only person who can file a petition for post-conviction DNA testing.
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The Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Equal Justice Society, and others are challenging the practice in court.
The California Innocence Project helped free Horace Roberts from prison.
States Make Good Progress on Rape-Kit Testing, But Other Efforts To Secure Justice for Victims May Go Too Far
Momentum around the collection, testing, and tracking of DNA evidence from sexual assaults is growing.
Is it immoral to slow progress toward curing diseases and creating more environmentally benign products?
A pretty good way to discourage people from using gene testing services
Look, anti-rape policies that actually yield results!
Last year 125 people were freed from prison due to innocence, including six on death row.
New DNA Evidence Likely Means Mentally Ill Michigan Man Behind Bars Since 1996 Not Involved in Rape/Murder He Confessed to
Innocence clinic pushing to have him released
Don't have the proper permission