Month April 2016

Bite Mark Evidence Questioned in 1982 Rape Case

Keith Allen Harward, who has served 33 years of a life sentence, was convicted largely based on an expert’s testimony that bite marks on the victim matched his teeth. Now, the Innocence Project has filed a brief on his behalf… Continue Reading →

Idaho Innocence Project explores the pitfalls of DNA

With new technology, DNA can be tested when a sample consists of as little as 25 or 30 cells. This high sensitivity of testing creates a greater risk of false positives, particularly through “touch DNA.” In one such experiment regarding touch… Continue Reading →

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