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Williams v Illinois

DNA Forensic Error and the Execution of Innocents

Dov Fox | Posted 07.04.2013 | Crime
Dov Fox

Willie Manning is scheduled to die by lethal injection on Tuesday for the 1992 kidnapping and murder of two white college students. No physical evidence has ever linked Manning to the crime. And the Justice Department has just come clean that the FBI's forensic analysis implicating Manning was invalid.

Mike Sacks

Justice Kennedy Hints At Change Of Heart In Sixth Amendment Case | Mike Sacks | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday morning, Justice Anthony Kennedy turned a constitutional inquiry he once derided as "formalistic and wooden" into one of his ...

Mike Sacks

What 'Citizens United' And A Case Tuesday Have In Common | Mike Sacks | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Justice Anthony Kennedy doesn't always cast the decisive swing vote. He too can be found in dissent, aggressively lobbying the law to tu...

Mike Sacks

WATCH: Supreme Court To Hear Strange Bedfellow, Riverbed Cases This Week | Mike Sacks | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

The Supreme Court rounds out its December sitting this week with a couple of cases rife with ex-bedfellows, strange bedfellows and riverbeds. Monda...