Tulsa Attorney Blog 2 Posts Tagged 'DNA evidence'

  • Rape-Kit Task Force Could Spark Flood of Oklahoma Rape Charges

    An Oklahoma governors panel tasked with explaining a backlog of rape kits in police evidence warehouses has the potential to start a flood new Oklahoma rape charges against innocent people based on trivial DNA evidence and contrived theories of a crime. A new look at old DNA evidence could, however, result in wrongfully convicted people finally finding justice.

  • Oklahoma Cop’s DNA Transfer Defense Exposes Flaws in Touch DNA Evidence

    Shreds of Evidence Are Not Always Reliable A defense attorney representing an Oklahoma City police officer facing six counts of first-degree rape told jurors a woman’s DNA found inside the officer’s pants is not evidence that he raped her. “It’s transfer DNA,” the attorney argued in the November, 2015 trial of Daniel Holtzclaw. Whether the […]