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Hank Skinner Dna Testing

Witness Implicates Alternative Suspect in Texas Death Penalty Case

David Protess | Posted 07.09.2012 | Chicago
David Protess

The 18-year debate over Hank Skinner's guilt or innocence will likely continue to rage, with both sides questioning results that challenge their point of view about the case.

Key Evidence Vanishes in Condemned Man's Case: Let's Help Texas Find It

David Protess | Posted 08.15.2012 | Chicago
David Protess

Texas lawmen, after spending more than a decade fighting DNA testing in the Skinner case before relenting two weeks ago, made a stunning admission on Tuesday: They lost a piece of the evidence.

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.

Texas Lawman to High Court: DNA Testing "Frivolous" in Death Penalty Case

David Protess | Posted 07.04.2012 | Chicago
David Protess

If the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals grants the motion for DNA testing, a little blood and sweat on a jacket may be the difference between life and death for Hank Skinner. Could anything be less frivolous?