Yuck: Investigators Find Walmart, Victoria’s Secret Selling Used Underwear

downloadBy: Krystle Crossman

When you go to a store to buy underwear you expect that they are clean and new. After all, there are so many different illnesses and STDs that you could contract from used underwear right? In 2010 Today showed that certain retailers didn’t seem to care about that issue as they were found to be placing used underwear that was returned to the store right back on the racks.Major retailers such as Gap, Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom, and Macy’s were found to be offenders of this gross act. Now four years later the investigation continues and three more major retailers have been called out.

Innocence Project Co-Director Urges California to Adopt Rule on Exculpatory Evidence

Along with Loyola Law Professor Laurie Levenson, Innocence Project Co-Director Barry Scheck authored a piece for the Los Angeles Times that urges California to adopt an ethical rule that could help prevent wrongful convictions based on prosecutorial misconduct. From the op-ed:

Rickey Wyatt is 325th Person Exonerated by DNA

Rickey Wyatt

On the request of the District Attorney’s Office, a Dallas County judge entered a court order earlier this month finding Rickey Dale Wyatt innocent of a rape for which he served nearly 31 years. Working closely with the Dallas District Attorney’s Conviction Integrity Unit, the Innocence Project secured Wyatt’s release on January 4, 2012 based on DNA evidence and the failure of the prosecution to turn over evidence pointing to Wyatt’s innocence. Since his release, the Conviction Integrity Unit has conducted a thorough reinvestigation of the case and now agrees that Wyatt is innocent. Wyatt is the 325th person in the U.S. to have been exonerated by DNA evidence.

HUFFPOST ALERT: Embattled Congressman Michael Grimm To Resign

HUFFPOST ALERT
REPORTS: Embattled Congressman Michael Grimm To Resign

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Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) will announce this week that he is resigning from Congress, the New York Daily News reported Monday.

According to the report, the Staten Island congressman is planning to resign on Tuesday or Wednesday. A Grimm spokesperson did not immediately respond to The Huffington Post’s request for comment on the matter.

Politico and BuzzFeed confirmed the Daily News report.

Group protests at Harris County courthouse for shooting of Jordan Baker

Group protests at Harris County courthouse for shooting of Jordan Baker

A group is planning to protest outside the Harris County courthouse Monday afternoon due to a grand jury’s decision not to indict an HPD officer in the shooting of an unarmed man.

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