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Freeing the Innocent: DNA Testing's First 25 Years

DNA testing has altered criminal justice. But what have we learned from the more than 300 documented DNA exonerations between 1989 and 2014? And what do we still need to know? These questions were at the heart of a conference last week at Northeastern University School of Law in Boston that attracted the nation's leading scholars and advocates in the field, including Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld of the Innocence Project; Brandon Garrett of the University of Virginia; Richard Leo […]

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