A Closer Look: Prisoners Exonerated By DNA Last month, Nathaniel Hatchett was set free after serving 12 years in prison for a rape he didn't commit. DNA tests exonerated him of the 1996 assault. Farai Chideya takes a closer look at DNA testing.
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A Closer Look: Prisoners Exonerated By DNA

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A Closer Look: Prisoners Exonerated By DNA

A Closer Look: Prisoners Exonerated By DNA

A Closer Look: Prisoners Exonerated By DNA

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Last month, Nathaniel Hatchett was set free after serving 12 years in prison for a rape he didn't commit. DNA tests exonerated him of the 1996 assault.

For a closer look at DNA testing, Farai Chideya speaks with Donna McKneelen — professor and co-director of the Cooley Innocence Project in Lansing, Mich. — and Bruce Cook, founder and executive director of the Crime Victims Advocacy Council.

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