"On Topic" With Doug Krile

Thursday, January 18, 2007

Texas-Sized "Oooops"

From our neighbors to the south: just call it an "honest mistake". Another one.

12th Dallas Inmate Exonerated by DNA

James Waller was convicted in 1982 of raping a 12 year old boy. He spent almost half his life in prison before his parole in 1993. A court decision yesterday declared him innocent, based on DNA evidence. Waller is the 12th exoneration in Dallas. “Nowhere else in the nation have so many individual wrongful convictions been proven in one county in such a short span,” said [...]

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