An Amarillo man whose conviction for sexually assaulting a child was reversed after experts questioned forensic evidence used against him, pleads guilty to a reduced charge.
January 4, 2013
Shirley Ree Smith, who was convicted in 1997 of shaking her infant grandson to death, has always maintained her innocence.
April 6, 2012
March 5, 2012
FRONTLINE recently caught up with Dr. Michael Laposata, a pathologist and blood-clotting expert out of the Vanderbilt University, who co-published landmark study in 2005 on diseases that can mimic abuse. ...
February 21, 2012
Days after the Texas state appeals court threw out his 2003 conviction, a district attorney has decided to re-try Ernie Lopez on charges that he sexually assaulted a six-month old girl.
January 27, 2012
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals today set aside the conviction of Ernie Lopez, an Amarillo man found guilty in 2003 of sexually assaulting six-month-old Isis Vas. The baby died shortly after the purported attack.
January 25, 2012