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
Players wanted courts to determine their rights had been violated
DNA tests prove she is their daughter
Had never before been linked to the disease
If they're unwilling to divulge the father, the state will collect blood from the umbilical cord
Cops take too many samples to process
Body exhumed for testing
State supreme court intervenes in case with evidence issues