Skinner Case: attorneys say DNA testing will clear him
POSTED: Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 7:31am
UPDATED: Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 9:37pm
Should the state grant post conviction DNA testing to all convicted killers on death row?
Lawyers for convicted triple killer Hank Skinner, who is facing execution in November, want a court to order
DNA testing of evidence... untested by investigators before skinner's 1995 trial.
His attorney's cite a state law that just took effect allowing for testing if there's a reasonable likelihood the results will be more accurate.
The Texas Attorney General's office says the filing is under review.
Should all death row inmates be granted post-conviction DNA testing?