Work By Lab Could Have Tainted 1,100 Inmates' Cases

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  • Massachusetts lab tech arrested for alleged improper ...
    Suspect may have mishandled more than 60,000 samples, and up to 1,100 inmates may be in jail because of her work
    02/16/2020 - 2:45 am | View Website
  • Court: Examine if Austin crime lab botched death penalty ...
    The state’s highest criminal court on Wednesday ordered a closer examination of death row inmate Areli Escobar’s claims that shoddy work by the Austin police crime lab compromised evidence in his case. A Travis County jury sentenced Escobar, 38,...
    02/15/2020 - 5:12 pm | View Website
  • Mass. lab mishandling may mean 1,140 inmates convicted ...
    Mass. lab mishandling may mean 1,140 inmates convicted using tainted evidence, report says ... He said lawyers in those cases will now have to work out resolutions on a case-by-case basis.
    02/15/2020 - 5:38 am | View Website
  • Prisoners | Search
    'Forgotten' inmate gets $15.5 million; Ikea regrets use of forced labor in East Germany; Last Western detainee at Gitmo returning to Canada; Work by lab could have tainted 1,100 inmates' cases; State ready to execute Ohio man for double murder; More
    02/13/2020 - 5:29 pm | View Website
    BOSTON (AP) -- Faced with the daunting task of evaluating more than 34,000 drug cases handled by a Massachusetts chemist accused of misconduct, prosecutors and defense attorneys are starting with 1,140 cases of people who are already serving prison sentences based on potentially tainted evidence.
    02/9/2020 - 3:00 am | View Website
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