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    Prosecutorial Misconduct

    As part of a conference titled, “The American Prosecutor: Power, Discretion and Accountability,” the panelists talked about prosecutorial misconduct. In recent years,…

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    The Death Penalty

    Witnesses testified about proposed legislation to protect defendants in capital cases. Among the issues they addressed were several recent death penalty convictions overturned after…

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    DNA Technology

    Witnesses testified about the use of new DNA technologies and how efficiently the federal government was working with state and local agencies to ensure full use of the technology.

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    Police Misconduct: Attorneys' Panel

    Attorneys spoke about incidents of police misconduct, including recent cases involving police brutality, racial profiling, the use of DNA testing, and the use of deadly force.

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    DNA Testing and the Death Penalty

    Witnesses testified about two competing bills designed to ensure the accuracy of convictions in which the death penalty was imposed. The proposed legislation focused on the use of DNA…

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    Innocent on Death Row

    Professor Nesson moderated a panel of experts who discussed the potential impacts of DNA research and technology on criminal law, particularly in capital crimes. Among the issues they…

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    Capital Punishment Legislation

    Senator Leahy spoke to reporters about legislation he is sponsoring to reform the administration of capital punishment, following the exoneration of several inmates. His legislation…

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    DNA Fingerprinting

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