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Daniel Taylor case: Another false confession?

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It's hard to believe someone could be convicted of a crime that took place at a time when the defendant was known to be elsewhere -- in police custody.

But that's what happened to Daniel Taylor, who was sentenced to life in prison for a 1992 double murder. The conviction was based on a confession at a time when few people understood how frequently false confessions occur.

On Thursday, lawyers from the Center on Wrongful Convictions filed a petition for post-conviction relief in the case. Read the CWC press release.doc here.

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