Florida Convicts Race To Meet DNA Test Deadline

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http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/188/nation/Fla_death_row_inmates_face_deadlineP.shtml Defense attorneys for Florida convicts are in a race against the calendar in a state with the nation's third-largest prison population and a record of flawed capital convictions, the Boston Globe says. In 2001, after the DNA exoneration of an inmate who died on death row, Florida enacted passed a law giving inmates the right to seek DNA testing if they could make the case that DNA was likely to exonerate them. The right was available . . .

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