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"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.

"Seventh Circuit grants immunity to bite mark ‘experts’ who put innocent man in prison for 23 years," by Radley Balko, The Watch, September 8, 2015.

"Local cases overlooked in national review of flawed hair evidence," by Samuel Black, Al Jazeera America, August 17, 2015.

"Hair analysis 'should be abolished,' says wrongly incarcerated man," by The Fault Lines Digital Team, Al Jazeera America, August 13, 2015.

"Opinion: When Innocence Is No Defense," by Julie Seaman, New York Times, August 12, 2015.

"Opinion: The staggering number of wrongful convictions in America," by Samuel R. Gross, Washington Post, July 24, 2015.

"New DNA test can be used on convicted," Associated Press, July 15, 2015.

"Man seeks exoneration in 1990 W.Va. slaying," by Matthew Umstead, Hagerstown Herald-Mail, July 7, 2015.

"The Surprisingly Imperfect Science of DNA Testing," by Katie Worth, The Marshall Project, June 24, 2015.

"Crime-scene DNA errors spark complex legal questions," by Megan Cassidy, Arizona Republic, June 22, 2015.

"FBI notifies crime labs of errors used in DNA match calculations since 1999," by Spencer S. Hsu, Washington Post, May 29, 2015.

"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.

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