http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A25792-2003Aug6.html A panel of judges, prosecutors and lawmakers has proposed eliminating Virginia's toughest-in-the-nation time limit for convicted criminals to submit new evidence of innocence, the Washington Post reports. The committee recommended allowing a court to exonerate a wrongly convicted felon any time after a trial. The proposal from a panel of the Virginia State Crime Commission must be considered by the state's General Assembly. It is a major victory for defense lawyers . . .
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