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Hank Skinner Death Row

Texas Finally Agrees to DNA Testing for Condemned Man. What Took So Long?

David Protess | Posted 08.04.2012 | Chicago
David Protess

Since Oct. 9, 2001, when Henry "Hank" Skinner's lawyers filed their first motion for DNA testing, Texas lawmen have stood in the way, saying Skinner is guilty and his request is simply a stalling tactic. Turns out the lawmen were stalling.

Man Who Came Within An Hour Of Execution Granted DNA Test

AP | NOMAAN: MERCHANT | Posted 06.03.2012 | Crime

DALLAS -- A man condemned for the New Year's Eve slayings of his girlfriend and her two sons will get new DNA testing after the Texas attorney general...