Daily Archives: November 13, 2016

Janet Reno Was Unafraid of Science That Could Exonerate the Innocent

janet-renoThat first report she commissioned on DNA exonerations looked fearlessly at the errors not just of police officers, but of a whole constellation of players in justice.

Needle-in-a-haystack hunt for evidence in old Virginia murder case required endurance, luck

crawford-and-collection-roomSometimes old evidence sought for DNA testing is found where it is least expected, where it shouldn’t be or even after it has been said to be destroyed, said Deirdre Enright, director of investigation for the University of Virginia School of Law Innocence Project Clinic, which has been involved in Brown’s case for five years.