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Monday, January 23, 2006

Appeals Court: Prosecutors Must Search for DNA Samples

Ohio's First District Court of Appeals ruled Friday that prosecutors are
required under law to comply with requests from eligible prison inmates to
search for DNA samples that might prove them innocent of crimes for which
they were convicted. A unanimous court ruled that prosecutors are
required under law to comply with requests from eligible prison inmates
to search for DNA samples that might prove them innocent of crimes for
which they were convicted.

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