Recent Headlines About Criminal Acts and Cases

When you're accused of a crime, you may feel very alone. Browse our collection of recent news articles to learn about new developments in the law and to see how other defendants have faced criminal accusations.

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  • Over 21,000 drug convictions Massachussetts Supreme Court held over 21,000 convictions where drug testing was done by one chemist must be dismissed
  • Attacking Arson - the Ed Graf case Some arson investigations are based on assumptions that are not supported by science. As a result, people like Ed Graf are convicted based on "junk science".
  • Bloody Injustice - The Warren Horinek Case Blood spatter evidence should never be used as the only evidence to obtain a conviction; yet is was the only evidence that pointed to murder instead of sucide
  • 2,200 convictions in question Travis county prosecutors sending notices to defendants that DNA evidence in case should be reviewed