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Fearing Truth: Why Do Prosecutors Fight Against Post-Conviction DNA Tests?

Locke Bowman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Locke Bowman

One of the hardest things in the world is to admit a mistake -- and that old saying applies with particular force to mistakes made in this country's criminal justice system.

When It Comes to Claims of Actual Innocence, Courts Need to Consider Recantations

John Maki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
John Maki

You might think that judges would be willing to review convictions based on testimony that was later recanted, but in fact courts frequently ignore recantations.