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D.C. rape conviction reversed over testimony about DNA evidence

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The D.C. Court of Appeals has overturned the convictions of a man who had been found guilty of raping a woman in her Northeast apartment building. Robert C. Young was linked to the violent 2006 attack  by DNA evidence. But the appeals court ordered a new trial because one of Young's constitutional rights was violated by an expert's testimony about the evidence. On Oct. 11, 2006, a...