Forensic testing results key to a Chicago man’s quest to see his 2004 murder conviction overturned are expected within the next several weeks.
A state appeals court has ordered that DNA evidence from a 1997 murder trial in Lake County be tested for the first time.
Gov.Quinn has yet to commit to signing a law that would abolish the death penalty in Illinois. But two men who could have faced capital punishment are speaking out today.
Genetic testing is only getting better, and one of the state laws which take effect on Jan. 1, 2011, is changing with the times as well.