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‘Junk science’ exoneration plan advances

After an impassioned plea from a man who spent 33 years in a Virginia prison for a killing he did not commit, a state Senate committee on Jan. 23 gave the go-ahead for a procedure to let defendants challenge convictions based on junk science. Keith Harward, 62, told legislators it was now-discredited bite mark evidence that ...