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There Will Be Blood, and Physics, Too: The Messy Science of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

David Camm lost 13 years of his life to eight drops of blood. In…
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In an Apparent First, Genetic Genealogy Aids a Wrongful Conviction Case

It started as a way to trace family history. It evolved into…
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State Attorney’s Office Reviewing 1975 Murder Case Recently Featured in Times Series

The state attorney’s office that prosecuted Tommy Zeigler for…
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Police Mistook Her Cotton Candy for Meth and Sent Her to Jail. Now She’s Suing.

When Monroe County sheriff’s deputies asked Dasha Fincher…
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Study Finds Wrongful Convictions in 11.6 Percent of Sexual Assault Cases from Pre-DNA Testing Era

A recent study by the Urban Institute estimated that “wrongful…
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DNA’s Revolutionary Role in Freeing the Innocent - The Innocence Project

This article provides an overview of the history of DNA analysis,…
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Forensic Science Put Jimmy Genrich in Prison for 24 Years. What if It Wasn’t Science?

The Nation explores the use of toolmark analysis in the case…