The bill, which heads to the full legislature, would eliminate a time limit for prisoners to present new evidence, but some say that would burden courts and mean cases never would be final.
State legislators consider a bill that would allow evidence of innocence to be admitted in post-conviction reviews without tight time limits and other restrictions.
As a judge considers his fourth appeal and a resurrected bill challenges time limits on presenting new evidence, convicted murderer Foster Bates has renewed hope for a retrial
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