Thursday, September 23, 2010

DNA Evidence Leads to Exonerations in Mississippi

September 17, 2010
DNA Evidence Leads to Exonerations in Mississippi, 30 Years Later
Is it just us, or does it seem that tales of the
wrongfully-accused-getting-released-from-prison are popping up more and
more frequently? The latest involves two men who were serving time in
Mississippi. On Thursday, Phillip Bivens and Bobby Ray Dixon, whoĆ¢€™d
been serving life sentences for murder, were exonerated by a federal
judge. After 30 years in prison, they were suddenly free, having been
cleared by DNA evidence that pointed to another man.

Source: Justia Law Blog Story Ideas, September 23, 2010

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