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"D.C. man imprisoned by flawed FBI forensic evidence exonerated," by Spencer Hsu, Washington Post, May 23, 2015.

"FBI Testimony on Microscopic Hair Analysis Contained Errors in at least 90% of Cases in Ongoing Review: 26 of 28 FBI Analysts Provided Testimony or Reports with Errors," Joint NACDL News Release, April 20, 2015.

" Missouri man executed after faulty hair testimony; prosecutors say plenty of other evidence of guilt," by Robert Patrick, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, April 22, 2015.

"The FBI convicted this man using hair analysis. It was a dog’s hair.," by Daniel Rivero, Fusion, April 21, 2015.

"Defense Lawyers Group Leads Push for Change After Scathing FBI Report," by Rob Stott, Associations Now, April 21, 2015.

"After FBI admits overstating forensic hair matches, focus turns to cases," by Spencer S. Hsu, The Washington Post, April 20, 2015.

"Editorial: 152 Innocents, Marked for Death," The New York Times, April 13, 2015.

"DNA Evidence Frees Illinois Man Convicted Of Rape, Murder In 1984," by Krishnadev Calamur, NPR, February 11, 2015.

"Years long battle between Lege and courts continues over access to post-conviction DNA testing," Grits for Breakfast, February 9, 2015.

"Guilty, Then Proven Innocent," by Matt Ford, The Atlantic, February 9, 2015.

"North Carolina: DNA Evidence Brings Freedom for Man in Prison Since 1976," The Associated Press, January 23, 2015.

"'DNA record fee' deemed unconstitutional because funds hijacked for other uses," Grits for Breakfast, January 15, 2015.

"This week in innocence: Meet America’s 325th DNA exoneration," by Radley Balko, The Washington Post, December 23, 2014.

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

"The Path To Setting A Wrongly Convicted Prisoner Free," NPR, September 5, 2014.

"DNA Evidence Clears Two Men in 1983 Murder," by Jonathan M. Katz and Erik Eckholm, The New York Times, September 2, 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.

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

"DNA Analysis Exposes Flaws in an Inexact Forensic Science," by Clyde Haberman, The New York Times, May 18, 2014.

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

"How DNA Changed the World of Forensics," by Retro Report, The New York Times, May 18, 2014.

"Forcing Change In Forensic Science," by Carmen Drahl and Andrea Widener, Chemical & Engineering News, May 12, 2014.

"DNA Evidence Exonerated Man Who Pleaded to Rape-Related Kidnapping," by Mary Pat Gallagher, The New Jersey Law Journal, March 18, 2014.

"Court to consider how broadly to apply new Texas junk science writ," Grits for Breakfast, March 18, 2014.

"FBI reviewing other Mass. cases for expert error," by Mike Beaudet, Fox Boston, February 11, 2014.

"Utah legislators advance bill to allow DNA sampling at time of booking," by Amy McDonald, The Salt Lake Tribune, February 10, 2014.

"Family wants DNA testing after FBI admits error in 1983 murder case," by Mike Beaudet, Fox Boston, February 10, 2014.

"Study Puts Exonerations at Record Level in U.S.," by Timothy Williams, The New York Times, February 4, 2014.

"F.B.I. Audit of Database That Indexes DNA Finds Errors in Profiles," by Josheph Goldstein, The New York Times, January 24, 2014.

"Houston man claims DA's office knew of exonerating DNA results, left him in prison," Grits for Breakfast, January 12, 2014.

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