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"Virginia Man Exonerated After 30 Years Behind Bars," by Sandy Hausman, WVTF, April 18, 2016.

"Should people convicted on unsound science be given new trials?," by Hannah Yi, PBS NewsHour, April 9, 2016.

"Va. attorney general says DNA evidence exonerates convicted murderer," by Derek Hawkins, The Washington Post, April 6, 2016.

"Judge refuses to bar retrial in DNA mix-up," by Joseph A. Slobodzian, The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 4, 2016.

"What the exoneration of George Perrot means for the criminal justice system," by Richard Moran and James Alan Fox, The Boston Globe, February 25, 2016.

"Prisoners Exonerated, Prosecutors Exposed," by The Editorial Board, The New York Times, February 12, 2016.

"Texas leading massive review of criminal cases based on change in DNA calculations," by Gabrielle Banks, Houston Chronicle, January 30, 2016.

"Judge Orders DNA Testing on 1976 Rape, Murder Evidence," Associated Press, January 6, 2016.

"Lawyer: Remand '89 rape case, as expert provided 'junk science'," by Spencer Williams, Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette, January 5, 2016.

"New Questions About The Use Of Forensic DNA," The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU, December 16, 2015.

"Forensic science reform is finally here. But will we get it right?," by Radley Balko, The Watch, December 16, 2015.

"Some states review flawed hair-analysis convictions — but so far, not Montana," by Jayme Fraser, Montana Standard, December 13, 2015.

"Montana cases show weakness of hair evidence," by Jayme Fraser, Montana Standard, December 13, 2015.

"Lives in Balance, Texas Leads Scrutiny of Bite-Mark Forensics," by Erik Eckholm, New York Times, December 12, 2015.

"DNA Evidence Has A Dark Side," by Jody Avirgan, FiveThirtyEight, December 10, 2015.

"Crime Lab Scandals the Focus of New DOJ Plan," by Katie Worth, Frontline, December 8, 2015.

"DNA match brings new charges in child-rape case that resulted in earlier wrongful conviction," by Jayme Fraser and Holly Michels, Montana Standard, December 4, 2015.

"This week in innocence: Tenn. man cleared by DNA evidence fights for official exoneration, compensation," by Radley Balko, The Watch, November 30, 2015.

"D.C. court considers how to screen out ‘bad science’ in local trials," by Ann E. Marimow, Washington Post, November 24, 2015.

"After 16 Years in Prison, DNA Clears Convict of Sex Crimes," by Ted Chen and City News Service, NBC Los Angeles, November 23, 2015.

"27 years locked up for a crime he didn’t commit," by Editorial Board, Washington Post, November 22, 2015.

"DC Agrees to $16.65M Settlement With Wrongly Convicted Man," by Jessica Gresko, Associated Press, November 19, 2015.

"D.C. police framed man imprisoned 27 years for 1981 murder, U.S. jury finds," by Spencer S. Hsu, Washington Post, November 18, 2015.

"Blog: Arguments over bite marks get testy at Texas Forensic Science Commission meeting," by Brandi Grissom, Dallas Morning News, November 17, 2015.

"In U.S. court, man exonerated after 27 years alleges D.C. police framed him," by Spencer S. Hsu, Washington Post, November 17, 2015.

"NJ Expands DNA Testing for Criminal Defendants," by Michael Booth, New Jersey Law Journal, November 16, 2015.

"Forensic Pseudoscience," by Nathan J. Robinson, Boston Review, November 16, 2015.

"More overturned convictions, more scrutiny for bite mark analysis," by Radley Balko, The Watch, October 22, 2015.

"'Great Pause' Among Prosecutors As DNA Proves Fallible," by Martin Kaste, NPR, October 9, 2015.

"1½ years into DNA tests, 1 man cleared so far," by Rhonda Cook, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 23, 2015.

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