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Virginia - Dna

NPR's Barbara Bradley reports on two developments from Virginia that involve the use of DNA testing to establish guilt or innocence in criminal cases. In one case, a man who once had been within five days of execution was exonerated of a rape and murder that occurred eighteen years ago. In the other case, a federal judge has ruled that prisoners who claim they were wrongfully convicted have a constitutional right to request DNA testing of the physical evidence.

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