NYC DNA Lab Undertakes Huge Review for Potentially Mishandled Evidence

The NYC medical examiner’s office, responsible for processing DNA crime scene evidence, is reviewing the evidence from more than 800 rape cases after it was discovered a technician may have mishandled samples. According to the NY Times, that technician no longer works for the lab, but her impact is having far-reaching effects. Continue reading “NYC DNA Lab Undertakes Huge Review for Potentially Mishandled Evidence”

New NY State Office to Review Possible Wrongful Convictions

The Conviction Review Board, created by New York State attorney general Eric T. Schneidermann marks the first law enforcement effort at examining questionable convictions in the state. According to the NY Times, the new board will address possible wrongful convictions, working on the leads of several senior lawyers lead by one assistance attorney general. Continue reading “New NY State Office to Review Possible Wrongful Convictions”