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Supreme Court clears way for death row inmate to use DNA to prove innocence

Testing of DNA crime-scene evidence and when an inmate can make a claim to access DNA technology in a plea of innocence, has been raised in the Supreme Court by Texas death row inmate, Rodney Reed who is seeking post-conviction DNA evidence to try to prove his innocence.

To date, 375 people in the United States have been exonerated by DNA testing, including 21 who served time on death row, according to the Innocence Project that represents clients seeking post-conviction DNA testing to prove their innocence.

By Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter Read more here.


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