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Some Defendants Unaware Of FBI's Flawed Forensics

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Sloppy work by forensic examiners at an FBI lab produced unreliable evidence for trial — and may have helped send innocent people to jail. A Justice Department review turned up the problems and prosecutors were notified. But many representatives for the defendants themselves were never told. Audie Cornish talks to Washington Post reporter Spencer Hsu.
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