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Texas Takes Steps to Stop Wrongful Convictions

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Since 2010, Texas has exonerated over 200 people for crimes they did not commit, based on evidence of innocence. Wrongful convictions, unfortunately, are a fact of life in Texas. Texas, according to the Innocence Project, is the state with the highest number of prisoners found to be innocent following DNA testing. The Innocence Project is an organization that works to exonerate people who are wrongfully convicted of crimes. In 2015, 149 people were cleared of…
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Wrongful Prosecutions and Convictions Could Number in the Thousands

Is there a problem in America’s crime labs? We know Texas crime labs have had their issues in recent years, from the moldy rape kits in Austin to the halting of DNA testing in Dallas labs due to defects. But it’s not just Texas. Crime lab problems run rampant across the United States. Problems Across the Nation In April, a stunning 21,000 drug cases were thrown out after a Massachusetts state crime lab chemist named…
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