July 29th, 2013
DNA evidence may seem rock solid, but in some cases it has pointed to the wrong suspect. Sometimes, contamination can provide a faulty conclusion, according to a New York Times op-ed by University of California at Hastings law professor Osagie Obasogie. He provides some examples.? Read more..
July 1st, 2013
When a San Jose man charged with murdering a Monte Sereno millionaire was suddenly freed last month, prosecutors acknowledged he had an airtight alibi–he was drunk and unconscious at a hospital when the victim was killed in his mansion miles away. Read more..
January 4th, 2011
According to Dallas Morning News a Texas man has now been declared innocent after serving 30 years in an abduction, robbery and rape case. He was cleared by DNA testing. “[W]ords won’t make up for what I lost,” said Cornelius Dupree Jr., 51. It’s hard to imagine what it must be like to sit in prison [...]