As scientific advances have made forensic DNA matching a reality, a new field has emerged in criminal justice: exoneration. In cases where relevant biological evidence has been preserved, innocent inmates who've been serving time for decades suddenly have cause for hope. If a prisoner can manage to get legal help, if a DNA lab can get a good reading from the evidence and if a judge is willing to admit new evidence against the (customarily) fierce protests of the prosecution — all, admittedly, big ifs — he may one day walk... More >>>