Daily Archives: September 30, 2011

Prototype “Rapid DNA” technology exhibited; could bolster forensic investigations

TAMPA — Using a portable kit to be able to quickly analyze human DNA collected in the field for investigative and forensics purposes has been a long-time dream for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), law enforcement and the Department of Defense (DoD).

Illinois lawmakers to target wrongful convictions

Quad City Times Illinois
SPRINGFIELD – Just months after abolishing the death penalty, Illinois legislators are poised to consider new laws designed to stop innocent people from being sent to prison.