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EVIDENCE - Methods of proof - Scientific evidence - DNA

Monday, August 21, 2017 @ 11:38 AM  

Application by Tallio for an extension of time to appeal from his 1983 second degree murder conviction. Tallio pleaded guilty the murder of a 22-month-old child when he was 17 years old. The only evidence implicating him was a statement he gave to a psychiatrist. He was sentenced to life imprisonment with a ten-year minimum time of service before being eligible for parole. He maintained throughout his subsequent incarceration that he was innocent and as early as 1984 asked for help for someone to look at...