Monthly Archives: June 2010

Fingerprint error led to four months behind bars

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/headline/metro/7061333.html Authorities on Friday identified an ironworker with no criminal record as the suspect held in jail for four months in 1996 after the Houston Police Department’s troubled fingerprint analysis unit wrongly tied his fingerprint to a homicide, records show.…

Clinton Says Department of Justice Will Sue Over Immigration Law

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told a foreign journalist that the Department of Justice will be suing Arizona over the new immigration law. Clinton was in Ecuador when she made the acknowledgement. Asked to confirm or deny the statement, the…