US v. Fasono, No. 08-60750 - Criminal Law - U.S. Fifth Circuit
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US v. Fasono, No. 08-60750

In a bank robbery prosecution, an ruling refusing to order DNA testing of the clothing worn by the robber under the Innocence Protection Act (Act) is reversed where: 1) the Act does not impose a more exacting standard for a showing of the chain of custody than would be demanded in a trial itself; and 2) the relevant tests could be performed in compliance with the limits of 18 U.S.C. section 3600(a)(4).

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Appellate Information

Filed July 31, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Higginbotham