Ga. Death Row Inmate Denied DNA Test Request

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In the first test of a state law permitting convicts to seek exonerations through DNA tests, the Georgia Supreme Court and the state parole board have denied a request from a man scheduled to be executed tonight, reports the New York Times. Attorney Barry Scheck, who presented the case to the parole board believes it is the first time a death row inmate had been denied DNA testing after making every possible appeal at the state level. Scheck's . . .

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