Feb. 11, 2013 —
Some attorneys on the committee and a representative of the Innocence Project, a group which advocates for such tests, contended there are sometimes reasons an innocent person may plead guilty.
Lawmakers return Monday for the ninth day of the 30-day, non-budget session which occurs in odd-numbered years. On tap Monday is an anticipated hearing before the Senate Agriculture Committee about a bill to authorize industrial hemp.
Expected to appear in support of the bill are Republican Sen. Rand Paul, Republican U.S. Congressman Thomas Massie and Democratic U.S. Congressman John Yarmuth.
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