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"Framed for Murder By His Own DNA," by Katie Worth, The Marshall Project, April 19, 2018.

"Lost in Battle, Found by Amateur Sleuths: An ‘Unknown’ Marine," by Dave Philipps, New York Times, April 17, 2018.

"New DNA Forensic Science Comes Under Scrutiny at GSU Law Symposium," by Garbielle Orum Hernandez, Daily Report, April 11, 2018.

"Lunch links: 11,000 drug convictions dismissed in Massachusetts ," by Radley Balko, Washington Post, April 6, 2018.

"Miranda doesn’t apply to DNA tests, court says," by Barbara L. Jones, Minnesota Lawyer, March 29, 2018.

"Death Row Case in Dallas County Puts Hypnosis on Trial as "Junk Science"," by Christian McPhate, Dallas Observer, March 27, 2018.

"Opinion: Bad science puts innocent people in jail — and keeps them there," By Radley Balko and Tucker Carrington, Washington Post, March 21, 2018.

"N.H. Crime Lab Reduces Backlog After Marijuana Decriminalization Put In Effect," by Dan Tuohy, NHPR, March 20, 2018.

"Defense lawyers ask court to toss 11,000 more cases in Amherst drug lab scandal," by Shawn Musgrave, Boston Globe, March 20, 2018.

"Reversal of Bite-Mark Murder Conviction Mandates Hard Look at Forensic Evidence," by Connecticut Law Tribune, March 16, 2018.

"Most Forensic Science Is Bogus. Will New Federal Rules Help?," by Nicole Wetsman, Gizmodo, March 16, 2018.

"Opinion: Junk science leads to father’s wrongful arrest, false accusation of raping his son ," by Radley Balko, Washington Post, March 8, 2018.

"Flawed drug tests used to remove scores of Canadian children from their parents, report finds," by Kyle Swenson, Washington Post, February 27, 2018.

"Doesn’t Anyone Want to Know Who Killed Louise Cicelsky?," by Andrew Cohen, Marshall Project, February 13, 2018.

"Forensic Science Put Jimmy Genrich in Prison for 24 Years. What if It Wasn’t Science?," by Meehan Crist and Tim Requarth, The Nation, February 1, 2018.

"DA review identified 254 cases that could be re-examined because of DNA issue," by Greg Moran, San Diego Union-Tribune, January 25, 2018.

"Backlog of untested rape kits reduced. Now Beshear sets up unit to investigate.," by Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald Leader, January 16, 2018.

"Is the Opioid Epidemic Fueling Wrongful Convictions?," by Ivan Solotaroff, Rolling Stone, January 10, 2018.

"Police say they’ve cracked rape case columnist deemed a hoax," by Colleen Long, Associated Press, January 9, 2018.

"And Justice For None: Inside Biggest Law Enforcement Scandal in Massachusetts History," by Paul Solotaroff, Rolling Stone, January 3, 2018.

"Massachusetts prosecutors to throw out 8,000 convictions in second drug lab scandal," by Tom Jackman, Washington Post, December 28, 2017.

"State crime lab braces for impact of new DNA profiling law," by Sandra Chapman, WTHR, December 13, 2017.

"Michigan man convicted on single hair sues after exoneration," by Associated Press, December 8, 2017.

"Evolving forensic science prompts new look at old convictions," by Laura C. Morel, Tampa Bay Times, December 8, 2017.

"Wrongly Imprisoned for Killing His Infant Daughter, a Father Could Go Free This Week," by Vince Beiser, Slate, December 5, 2017.

"The Impenetrable Program Transforming How Courts Treat DNA Evidence," by Jessica Pishko, WIRED, November 29, 2017.

"Judge denies new trial in kidnapping, killing of North Little Rock veterinarian," by John Lynch, Arkansas Online, November 27, 2017.

"Man on death row will get to argue for new trial," by Associated Press, November 24, 2017.

"Two Chicago men freed from prison after DNA tests prompt retrials," by Gregory Pratt, Chicago Tribune, November 21, 2017.

"Misleading testimony from crime lab analyst based in Garland leads to statewide changes," by Valerie Wigglesworth, November 17, 2017.

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