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"DNA evidence helps free a service dog from death row," by Karin Brulliard, The Washington Post, November 7, 2016.

"Bad deals: The perils of bargaining for justice," by Antoine Goldet, Reveal, August 28, 2016.

"Texas man serving life sentence innocent of double murder, judge says," Associated Press, August 20, 2016.

"Lawyers demand statewide review of cases for faulty DNA, hair evidence," by MaryAnn Spoto, NJ.com, August 5, 2016.

"Man Sues Denver Police, Saying Forced Confession at 14 Put Him in Prison," by Christine Hauser, The New York Times, June 21, 2016.

""It's absolutely stupid." Fifth Trial Planned in Bite-Mark Murder Case," by Jordan Smith, The Intercept, June 16, 2016.

"When DNA Implicates the Innocent," by Peter Andrey Smith, Scientific American, June 1, 2016.

"Defense attorneys say withheld Farak notes implicate prosecutors," by Shawn Musgrave, The Eye, New England Center for Investigative Reporting, May 28, 2016.

"California Supreme Court Overturns Murder Conviction Based on Flawed Bite-Mark Evidence," by Jordan Smith, The Intercept, May 27, 2016.

"The False Promise of DNA Testing," by Matthew Shaer, The Atlantic, May 17, 2016.

"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.

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