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Death Row Inmate, His Prosecutor Ask SCOTUS to Intervene in Bad DNA Case

Updated: Nov 18, 2023

by Marcia Coyal

Published on October 19, 2022

Preview: False DNA evidence dominated the 2011 trial of Texas death row inmate Areli Escobar. In an unusual alignment of interests, Escobar and his prosecutors, backed by a state habeas court decision, are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to swiftly overturn a state appellate court decision that the evidence did not justify a new trial.

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