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"Meth charge dropped after only spaghetti sauce found on spoon," by Nick Watson, The Gainesville Times, September 19, 2014.

"Court ruling allows challenge to DUI breath tests," by Randy Ludlow, The Columbus Dispatch, October 2, 2014.

"Mississippi Death Row Case Faults Bite-Mark Forensics," by Erik Eckholm, The New York Times, September 15, 2014.

"Editorial: The case of two wrongly imprisoned men exposes the flaws of the judicial system," The Washington Post, September 14, 2014.

"D.C. prosecutors create unit to find wrongful convictions," by Spencer S. Hsu, The Washington Post, September 11, 2014.

"Lone Columbia defense lawyer exposed shoddy police lab work, brought all SC police experts into question," by John Monk, The State, September 5, 2014.

"Old arson-murder rap tossed, man is set free," Associated Press, August 22, 2014.

"Prosecutors drop case over drug lab discrepancy," by Esteban Parra, The New Journal (Delaware), August 21, 2014.

"Court Declines to Expand Drug Lab Disclosure Requirements," by John Caher, New York Law Journal, August 8, 2014.

"Columbus crime-lab error might affect 38 cases," by Allison Manning, The Columbus Dispatch, August 8, 2014.

"Broward Crime Lab Scandal Could Taint Many Cases," by Kyle Swenson, Miami New Times, August 7, 2014.

"Justices Refuse To Make Forensic Lab Analysts Testify," by Michael Booth, New Jersey Law Journal, August 6, 2014.

"Man exonerated in 1982 D.C. killing; DNA reveals FBI error in conviction," by Keith L. Alexander and Spencer S. Hsu, The Washington Post, July 21, 2014.

"Report: ‘Irreversible harm’ when FBI didn’t reveal flawed lab work in death-row cases," by Spencer S. Hsu, The Washington Post, July 16, 2014.

"Investigators blast Justice Dept.’s handling of FBI crime lab problems," by Michael Doyle, McClatchy DC News, July 16, 2014.

"Monte Sereno murder case casts doubts on DNA evidence," by Tracey Kaplan, San Jose Mercury News, June 28, 2014.

"Report shows Houston crime lab tech admitted knowing he wasn't following proper lab procedures," Associated Press, June 26, 2014.

"New Delaware crime lab faces resistance," by Sean O'Sullivan and Jonathan Starkey, The News Journal, June 24, 2014.

"Problems found in Houston police lab testing," Associated Press, June 19, 2014.

"Judge recommends new trial in Monroe County arson/murder," by Peter Hall, The Morning Call, June 13, 2014.

"Public Defenders Get Schooled in Forensic Science," by Karen Sloan, The National Law Journal, June 12, 2014.

"Former FDLE chemist arraigned on new charges," Pensacola News Journal, June 5, 2014.

"New case again demonstrates duplicity of embattled Mississippi medical examiner," by Radley Balko, The Washington Post, May 15, 2014.

"State crime lab analyst faces additional charges," The Associated Press, May 7, 2014.

"Court Confronts Potential Evidentiary Taint to Drug Cases," by Sheri Qualters, The National Law Journal, May 6, 2014.

"Crime lab uses wrong chemical in 2,500 methamphetamine tests in Santa Clara County," by Tracey Kaplan, The Son Jose Mercury News, May 5, 2014.

"If police say it's cocaine, no lab test required for drug conviction, court rules," by Brian Lawson,, May 2, 2014.

" Impact of DNA snafu not yet clear on Columbus police cases," by Allison Manning, The Columbus Dispatch, May 1, 2014.

"FORGET CSI: A Disaster Is Happening In America's Crime," by Jordan Michael Smith, Business Insider, April 30, 2014.

"Delaware prosecutors drop drug cases in wake of drug lab investigation," by Mary Kay Mallonee, CNN, April 29, 2014.

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