Prosecutors Fight Use of DNA ‘Exoneration’ Evidence

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http://www.nytimes.com/2003/08/29/national/29DNA.html?hp After seeing more than 130 prisoners freed by DNA testing in the last 15 years, prosecutors in Florida and across the country have mounted a vigorous challenge to similar new cases, reports the New York Times. Prosecutors acknowledge that DNA testing is reliable, but they have grown increasingly skeptical of its power to prove innocence in cases where there was other evidence of guilt. Defense lawyers say these prosecutors, who often relied on the . . .

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