Could President George W. Bush Have Saved a Man From Execution in 2000?

An omission in a memo given to then-Texas Gov. George W. Bush may have led to the 2000 execution of an innocent man, according to an investigation by the Innocence Project, which helps exonerate wrongfully convicted inmates through DNA evidence. The organization said today that Bush staffers never told the governor of death row inmate Claude Jones' request to run a DNA test on a strand of hair. The hair, which has now been proven through DNA testing not to belong to Jones, was the only...Full Story
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