Houston’s Harris County Has Most U.S. Exonerations

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A new study has found that Harris County, Tx., leads the U.S. in exonerations, turning loose 48 people last year alone. That's because its crime labs take an added precaution most others don't: testing evidence seized from drug defendants even after they enter guilty pleas, the Texas Tribune reports.  When the supposed drugs they possessed were tested, in many cases no illegal drugs were found. A . . .

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