Daily Archives: February 4, 2011

Ellis works to halt wrongful convictions


Houston Chronicle
AUSTIN — In the decade since state lawmakers last addressed wrongful convictions, Texas has earned the distinction of having the highest number of exonerations based on DNA evidence in the nation.

The Chief Justice of the ACT Supreme Court says evidence in a sexual assault case has identified serious flaws in police processing of DNA.


ABC Net Australia
The Chief Justice of the ACT Supreme Court says evidence in a sexual assault case has identified serious flaws in police processing of DNA.

Grants thaw cold cases


Ocala.com Florida
OCALA – Sometimes it takes cold hard cash to solve cold criminal cases.

New Tool Solving Crimes in PG

KION California
PACIFIC GROVE, Calif–It’s a revolutionary new tool for law enforcement. Something as simple as a candy wrapper can catch a criminal. It’s what’s on those wrappers that are supplying the clues.

Schoolgirl death trial awash in DNA testimony


CBC News Manitoba
The trial of a man accused in the death of a Winnipeg schoolgirl was awash Thursday morning in testimony about the branch of DNA science used as an investigative tool in the case.