Innocence Project defense attorneys Barry Scheck, left, and James Cooney III, right, were happy for their client Darryl Anthony Howard at the end of the bond hearing for Howard in Durham Superior Court July 11, 2014. Presiding Judge Orlando Hudson said he intends to free the 52 year old Howard on unsecured bond unless he is blocked in the state appeals court. Hudson ordered a new trial for Howard after he found no physical evidence connecting Howard to the deaths of a mother and daughter in 1991 for which he has served 20 years in prison.
Innocence Project defense attorneys Barry Scheck, left, and James Cooney III, right, were happy for their client Darryl Anthony Howard at the end of the bond hearing for Howard in Durham Superior Court July 11, 2014. Presiding Judge Orlando Hudson said he intends to free the 52 year old Howard on unsecured bond unless he is blocked in the state appeals court. Hudson ordered a new trial for Howard after he found no physical evidence connecting Howard to the deaths of a mother and daughter in 1991 for which he has served 20 years in prison. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
Innocence Project defense attorneys Barry Scheck, left, and James Cooney III, right, were happy for their client Darryl Anthony Howard at the end of the bond hearing for Howard in Durham Superior Court July 11, 2014. Presiding Judge Orlando Hudson said he intends to free the 52 year old Howard on unsecured bond unless he is blocked in the state appeals court. Hudson ordered a new trial for Howard after he found no physical evidence connecting Howard to the deaths of a mother and daughter in 1991 for which he has served 20 years in prison. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com

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