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Tuesday, April 25, 2006

MA: New Trial Ordered in 1973 Kidnapping Conviction

Story here.  The tainted evidence: Bullet lead analysis and voice analysis; according to the story, "the FBI ordered agents not to hand over lab reports showing it was not possible to make a definitive match using the technology available."  The defendant had filed numerous unsuccessful appeals over the years.

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