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Criminal – Habeas Corpus – DNA Testing – Choice Of Lab (access required)

Where a federal habeas petitioner and the state cannot agree on a lab to conduct additional DNA testing of biological samples relevant to petitioner's murder prosecution, the district court will designate a third, well-respected laboratory, Orchid Cellmark (formerly Cellmark Diagnostics) to conduct the testing. Orchid Cellmark is a well-respected DNA laboratory that has performed DNA testing ...