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Criminal Practice — DNA Testing – Post-Conviction – Materiality – Insufficient Showing (access required)

State v. Turner (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-07-0170, 11 pp.) (Robert Hunter Jr., J.) Appealed from Gaston County Superior Court (Jesse Caldwell III, J.) N.C. App. Holding: Defendant’s motion for post-conviction DNA testing contains only the following statement regarding materiality: “The ability to conduct the requested DNA testing is material to defendant[‘]s defense.” This conclusory statement is ...

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