Texas Forensic Science Commission

New DNA Standards Could Lead To Thousands Of Texas RetrialsThousands of old Texas cases could go to trial a second time now that crime labs nationwide have changed the way they analyze DNA evidence.
Stymied Texas Board Offers Future RecommendationsA Texas state commission prevented from further investigating a case where death penalty opponents say an innocent man may have been executed is set to offer recommendations on future arson inquiries.
Bill Would Refine Duties For Texas Forensic PanelThe duties and mission of a troubled state panel caught up in the review of a contested arson finding in a death penalty case would be cleared up under legislation approved by the Texas Senate on Friday.