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Should DNA testing be a civil right for prisoners?

Supreme Court justices asked an hour's worth of questions Wednesday about Henry Skinner's request that a Texas district attorney turn over all existing DNA evidence in the triple murder that sent Skinner to death row.

But they never got around to the bottom line that Skinner would like to propose.

"Turn over the evidence and test it, and let the chips fall where they may," Skinner told CNN in a recent interview. "If I'm innocent I go home. If I'm guilty, I die.

"What's so hard about that?"

By Abha Bhattarai  |  October 13, 2010; 6:47 PM ET  | Category:  National Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati  
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Um, could you please explain why this is a poll? What are the issues for and against? You know, reporting?

Posted by: hebe1 | October 14, 2010 10:23 AM

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