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Challenge to DNA Statute remanded (access required)

Where an inmate claims that the Virginia DNA Statute “sets the standard for post-conviction DNA testing so high that it” violates the 14th Amendment, the district court on remand is directed properly to analyze the procedural due process claims. Background On July 13, 1998, appellant was convicted in Virginia state court of rape, a crime he denies ...