DNA Evidence Frees the Innocent

Sir Alec Jeffreys didn’t know what awaited him when he entered his lab in Leicester, England, on September 10, 1984. “My life changed on Monday morning at 9:05 a.m.,” he later told an interviewer at the University of Leicester. “In science, it is unusual to have such a ‘eureka’ moment.” But the discovery he made that day in the science of DNA would turn criminal justice on its head.

Source: DNA Evidence Frees the Innocent

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