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WSB Investigates: Georgia Inmates Remain in Prison, Despite DNA Evidence

Topic: Investigative Reporting
Posted on 5/18/2016

Cox Media Group’s ABC affiliate WSB-TV Atlanta aired “Georgia Keeps Inmates in Prisons, Despite DNA Results That Could Clear Them,” May 18. WSB examines Georgia’s justice system, after a former legislator who crafted the state’s DNA statute said innocent people remain in prison. The law allows inmates to get old evidence tested for DNA years after their conviction, but a new trial is not guaranteed.

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