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Friday, April 29, 2005

Exonerated Convict Sues over Coerced Confession

A Chicagoan cleared by DNA of a rape conviction after serving 11 years is suing the police, claiming that his confession was coerced.  Story here. Meanwhile, here's an article about a St. Louis rape for which a defendant served 18 years; in spite of a DNA exoneration, the victim and her family still insist that the right person was convicted. [Jack Chin]

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