Compensating the falsely acquitted

Sen. Rodney Ellis  (D-Houston) has authored a bill that requires that police lineups in Texas be conducted under industry “best practices” (having lineups conducted by someone who doesn’t know which person is the suspect, getting a statement from the witness about the confidence in the selection, requiring that individuals in the lineup would have to fit the general description of the suspect). According to a story in the Houston Post, eight other states have similar standards.

I could rant on the issue. However, I prefer leaving you with some humor from The Onion (one of the nations’ leading sources of fake news).

DNA Evidence Frees Black Man Convicted Of Bear Attack

DNA Evidence Frees Black Man Convicted Of Bear Attack

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