Daily Archives: May 24, 2012

Military diligent in quest to locate its missing


Washington Times
Armed forces lab follows leads, finds remains, IDs the fallen

Registry tracks wrongful convictions

A new database created by academic researchers seeks to identify cases of wrongful convictions across the country and includes three Kansas cases.
The National Registry of Exonerations, created by researchers at University of Michigan Law School and the Center for Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern University, chronicles more than 2,000 people falsely convicted of serious crimes in the United States in the past 23 years.

State crime labs seeing increased demands for DNA tests

Pennsylvania
High-tech backlog keeps offenders on streets
A high-tech backlog may be allowing potentially dangerous offenders stay on the streets.