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4 Nov 2011, 7:17 am by Steve Hall
Bush was running for president, up popped the matter of an execution involving evidence that had never been tested. [read post]
3 Nov 2011, 7:52 am by Steve Hall
What principle of law was upheld, if fundamentally it didn't matter whether we were certain he committed the crime? [read post]
19 Jul 2010, 8:09 am by Steve Hall
His case remains in limbo, likely until the Supreme Court is scheduled to rule on the matter next year. [read post]
16 Aug 2011, 7:41 am by Steve Hall
Skinner’s lawyers call the move a pressure tactic that makes it tougher for the court to adequately weigh the matter. [read post]
2 May 2012, 1:38 pm by Steve Hall
"Prosecutors will have to test everything, no matter what the cost," Mitchell told the court.  [read post]
28 Oct 2011, 7:53 am by Steve Hall
And: Perry's office referred comment to prosecutors, calling it "a matter pending before the courts." [read post]
8 Mar 2011, 8:34 am by Steve Hall
But Skinner's case qualifies as a civil rights matter because it only seeks to pursue DNA testing, which, Ginsburg wrote, "may prove exculpatory, inculpatory or inconclusive." [read post]
26 May 2010, 8:53 am by Steve Hall
Cohen writes, "In Death-Penalty Cases, Innocence Has to Matter," for Time magazine.  [read post]
25 May 2010, 10:11 am by Kent Scheidegger
The fact that the Supreme Court has granted Skinner's request for a final review of this matter provides an excellent opportunity for the Court to affirm that once a convicted state prisoner has had an adequate opportunity to make a due process challenge to his conviction through a habeas corpus proceeding, other post-conviction proceedings are better left to the states to handle. [read post]
25 Mar 2010, 8:26 am by Steve Hall
Thus, it said, the need for Supreme Court guidance is now “more urgent.”Lawyers on both sides have completed all of the filings in the case on that issue, so the Court is expected to schedule it for Conference within a matter of weeks.  [read post]
25 Mar 2010, 5:27 am by Gritsforbreakfast
This matter could be put to rest in 30 days time one way or another.It's time to test the evidence - past time, really. [read post]
14 Jun 2012, 8:23 am by Steve Hall
Forty-five days after all of the data has been reported to the parties a hearing on the matter will be held in Gray County. [read post]
25 Mar 2010, 2:27 am
But now, after the "liberal goons," as one online commenter put it, got their way, we may know for sure whether Skinner was the murderer.Lost, entirely lost in this debate over Hank Skinner's execution, is the question of actual innocence. [read post]
16 Dec 2009, 11:11 am by Michael Lowe
” Henry Skinner is scheduled to die in a matter of weeks, and he has to have some comfort in the dogged efforts that his appellate lawyers are undertaking on his behalf. [read post]
7 Mar 2011, 7:45 am by Steve Hall
Switzer SCOTUSblog case page is here.10:09  Tom: The Court rules that there IS federal subject matter jurisdiction over Skinner's complaint and the claim he presents is cognizable under Section 1983. [read post]
5 Jun 2012, 8:56 am by Steve Hall
Enter Judge Michael Keasler, of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, who reduced the matter to common sense. [read post]
14 Mar 2011, 8:32 am by Steve Hall
To test or not to test became more a matter of courtroom strategy than an unblinking search for the truth (not that a defendant should be expected to cooperate in incriminating himself). [read post]
14 Nov 2011, 9:14 am by Steve Hall
Earlier coverage of the cases of Duane Buck and Hank Skinner at the links. [read post]
31 Mar 2011, 2:05 pm
C. §2254." -- In an opinion delivered by Justice Ginsburg, the Court held by a vote of 6-3 that federal courts do have subject-matter jurisdiction over convicted state prisoner Skinner's claim and that Skinner's claim is cognizable in a civil rights action under 42 U. [read post]