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Don’t confuse them with the facts

“Science does not trump the testimony of individuals,” said Detroit prosecutor Marilyn Eisenbraun, explaining her office’s decision to disregard DNA evidence that the University of Michigan’s Innocence Clinic said exonerates Karl Vinson, 56, who has spent 25 years in prison for rape.
Despite the science, Eisenbraun said she had to stick with eyewitness identification by the victim.
Although Vinson has been eligible for release for 15 years, the Parole Board keeps turning him down — because he refuses to acknowledge guilt.
In July, the Michigan Court of Appeals declined to order either Vinson’s release or a new trial ...

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