Maryland Case Highlights DNA Role In Exonerations

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http://www.sunspot.net/news/local/bal-te.md.bloodsworth07sep07,0,6297488.story?coll=bal-home-headlines The case of exonerated Maryland convict Kirk Bloodsworth is putting new attention on the use of DNA evidence in reviewing disputed cases, the Baltimore Sun reports. Bloodsworth spent eight years in prison for raping and murdering a nine-year old girl. Prosecutors identified a new suspect in the case last Friday. The Sun says that as DNA technology becomes more sophisticated, defense . . .

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