Daily Archives: September 3, 2013

UW law students litigate wrongful convictions

Justice and DNAIn 1994, Joseph Frey was wrongly convicted of sexual assault and kidnapping. He was sentenced to 102 years in prison.
Everyone knew the semen stains found on the victim’s bed were not his, Professor Keith Findley, co-director of the Wisconsin Innocence Project, said, but the state continued to claim that another person must have deposited them at some other time during an act of consensual sex.

Grim search for remains at ex-Florida reform school ends for now

Human ID1MARIANNA, Florida (Reuters) – Researchers completed on Tuesday their initial search for the remains of juveniles believed to have been secretly buried more than 50 years ago at a notorious former reform school in the Florida Panhandle.

Innocence Project says DNA exonerates suspect convicted in ’94 Bernards murder

unique strandAfter a Somerset County jury convicted Gerard Richardson in 1995 of the heinous murder of a 19-year-old Elizabeth woman, he remained defiant.

IntegenX to Present Significant Advances in Rapid DNA Technology

IntegenXIntegenX Inc., the leading developer of rapid human DNA identification technology, today announced that it has completed developmental validation for the RapidHIT™ System, the first fully automated, fully integrated rapid human DNA identification system. Data will be presented at the 25th World Congress of the International Society of Forensic Genetics in Melbourne, Australia, September 2-7, 2013.