NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 22, 2005
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.
(New York: Jonathan Dienst) Why crimes solved through DNA evidence cannot be tried due to statutes of limitation examined; details given of two specific New York rape cases. [Rape victim Donatella HECHT- says it's still an alleged crime despite the certainty; hopes the law can be changed.] [Manhattan district attorney Robert MORGENTHAU - comments on the Williams case.] The discovery of errors in the Virginia crime lab's handling of DNA evidence recalled. [George Washington University law professor Jonathan TURLEY- states the problems for defendants going against DNA men in white coats in court.]
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