Carlos Lavernia spent 16 years in prison for a rape he didn't commit. Roy Criner lost ten years of his life before DNA evidence exonerated him of the crime. A.B. Butler was falsely imprisoned for 17 years, Ben Salazar for five. It took 12 years for Kevin Byrd's rape conviction to be overturned. Anthony Robinson served ten years and was paroled for three before he scraped together enough money to pay for the DNA test that would clear his name. And these are just the Texas examples. Postconviction DNA testing has freed more than 70 people from prisons across... More >>>