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After Seventeen Years David Thorne Continues To Wait For Justice

David Thorne was convicted on January 25, 2000, and sentenced to life without parole in Ohio, for allegedly hiring an acquaintance to kill his son’s mother Yvonne Layne in 1999. The problem is that evidence clearly shows that David Thorne is an innocent man. The appeals system in the United States operates at an incredibly slow pace, making it difficult to …

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Lincoln appeal denied by Green – Koster disgusting failure by those who should truly be behind bars

Lincoln appeal denied by Green – Koster disgusting failure by those who should truly be behind bars. The Rodney Lincoln appeal denied by Judge Green at the hand of Attorney General Koster is a disgusting failure by those who should truly be behind bars. Starting with sitting governor Jay Nixon, who as the Attorney General of Missouri in 1993 walked …

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The Latest on Rodney Lincoln’s Fight for Freedom – Crime Watch Daily

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Brian Peixoto Case Featured In Boston Magazine

Boston Magazine takes an in-depth look at the Brian Peixoto case, in an investigative report titled: “Brian Peixoto’s Final Appeal”, which is published in their February 2016 issue. The report is also available online here:  www.bostonmagazine.com/news/article/2016/02/07/brian-peixoto-final-appeal. Brian Peixoto was convicted in 1996 for the murder of his girlfriend’s 3-year-old son Christopher Affonso, Jr., and sentenced to life in prison in …

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DNA and the law in Italy: the experience of “the Perugia case”

By Carla Vecchiotti and Silvia Zoppis This article was originally published on frontiersin.org. Laboratory of Forensic Genetics, Section of Legal Medicine, Department of Anatomy, Histology, Forensic Medicine and Orthopaedics, University of Rome “Sapienza”, Rome, Italy  Today DNA analyses represent a method of exceptional importance for the resolution of judicial cases. On the one hand, they allow courts to secure criminal convictions, while on …

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