“When James Chad-Lewis Clay, whose DNA came back as a match, was convicted and sentenced to 25 to 50 years in prison, it should have brought the victim some closure. But after the trial ended in 2017, she had a shocking realization: Clay, now 38, was the same person she knew as ‘Chad’ when they briefly dated in high school.” WaPo: A decades-old rape test sent him to prison. Then his high school girlfriend saw an old photograph.

+ Like so many important legal stories, this one started with investigative journalism. Detroit Free Press: Detroit rape victim: Wrong man may be in prison for my assault.