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Fight Over Child Support and DNA Testing in Dallas County Court ...

Courthouse News this morning highlights the story of Ginger Weatherspoon, a former assistant attorney general in Greg Abbott's office who claims she was fired after refusing to lie under oath about 254th District Judge David Hanschen. Weatherspoon, who worked from July 2006 through February '08 in the the Office of the Attorney General's child support division, has filed a nine-page whistleblower suit in Dallas County District Court in which she claims she was fired for telling her direct superior that two other attorneys pressured her, repeatedly, to sign "a false affidavit" that said [more...]

Date: 2009-05-20 15:26:28

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Dallas DNA « The Reality-Based Community

The Discovery Channel now has a documentary series based on the unit of the Dallas County DA’s office that does its own investigations of possibly innocent people in prison, rather than stonewalling demands for DNA checks as so many prosecutors’ offices do. The unit is a transparently good idea, and every major DA’s office ought to have one. If I were a Governor or a state Attorney General, I’d establish a statewide office to boot; Eric Holder might consider creating a similar unit within the Justice Department (to cover state as well as federal prisoners). The exoneration of the [more...]

Date: 2009-04-29 21:34:55


Breaking News - Investigation Discovery's "Dallas Dna" Profiles ...

"DALLAS DNA represents Investigation Discovery's commitment to providing compelling programming that explores the complete human condition and examines important issues shaping our culture," said Clark Bunting, president and general [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 12:43:17


Cleared by DNA, man tries to reclaim his life - CNN

The Innocence Project is a national litigation and public policy organization, based in New York, dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted people through DNA testing. Its Texas branch has been instrumental in handling the Dallas cases.Since 2001, Dallas County has had more DNA exonerations than any other county in the nation.For years, Woodard wrote letters to the prosecutors from his prison cell begging and pleading for help. Woodard says he never gave up hope."A man gives up hope, he gives up his life. You can't never give up hope," Woodard [more...]

Date: 2008-05-17 19:55:00


j u s t c r i m : scotus blog part 3 ... skinner

SCOTUS BLOG Part #3: Inside Texas–Dallas D.A. “without a doubt” would test DNA evidence "...  It seems that in the pursuit of truth, like real estate, location is everything.  Had convicted murderer Henry Skinner requested post-conviction DNA testing in Dallas instead of Pampa, where the triple homicide occurred, the Supreme Court would not be hearing arguments in Skinner v Switzer this Wednesday — or any other time. "While Pampa’s District Attorney Lynn Switzer decided to “stand firm” and deny access to the Skinner evidence, 370 miles away, in Dallas, fellow chief [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 16:45:23


Tracing the Tribe: The Jewish Genealogy Blog: DNA: Bennett ...

Discover Jewish history through the lens of DNA testing, with expert Bennett Greenspan, at the Dallas (Texas) Jewish Historical Society, at 7pm, Wednesday, May 26. The program is part of the Society's Harold A. Pollman Lecture Series, at its annual meeting and elections at the Aaron Family JCC, 7900 Northaven Road, Dallas. A familiar favorite at Jewish and general genealogy conferences, his talks always fill to capacity. His presentation will demonstrate the overlap between Jewish DNA found in Ashkenazi/Mizrachi and Sephardic populations and will [more...]

Date: 2010-05-25 05:45:00


TCADP | U.S. Supreme Court Considers Access to DNA Testing | Texas ...

An editorial in the Dallas Morning News (“Test all DNA in Skinner case,” October 12, 2010) notes that “If Skinner loses, our state again could be in the embarrassing and outrageous position of authorizing an execution with potentially exculpatory evidence locked away.” Listen to this morning’s story on NPR. Read more from the Associated Press in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Houston Chronicle, and Austin [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 16:04:24


Innocence Blog: New Discovery Channel Series, 'Dallas DNA ...

Chronicling the efforts of local Dallas prosecutors to review possible wrongful convictions, “Dallas DNA” takes a look at the work of the county’s conviction integrity unit, which was created by Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins in January 2007 in response to the county's 19 DNA-based exonerations. The show premieres on Investigative Discovery on Tuesday, April 28 at 10 p.m. EST (check your local listings). Tonight there will be a special screening of the new series at 6 p.m. at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where both Watkins and Innocence Project Executive [more...]

Date: 2009-04-27 18:00:00


Editorial: Test all DNA in Skinner case | Explore The Law

Rape victims involved in 20 Dallas County DNA exoneration cases know that. At one point, they thought they could go on with their lives knowing justice had been done, but it really hadn't been. Opponents of Texas' 2001 law providing access to DNA said the courts already had what they needed to deal with potential cases of miscarriage of justices, a position that looks silly today. It's possible that Skinner is as guilty as the West Texas sky is blue. Texas courts say they're sure of it. But they don't have all the facts, and there's no excuse not to have them. Article source: [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 07:04:06


Media dis&dat: Dallas County releases deaf man after two decades ...

Brodie is the third man in Dallas County cleared without DNA evidence and the second exonerated after pleading guilty to a crime. He is also the second exoneration in a Richardson case . The county has recorded 20 DNA exonerations – more than any other county in the nation since 2001, when Texas began allowing post-conviction genetic testing. Eight of those exonerees showed up to greet Brodie on Tuesday and gave him several hundred dollars. Thomas McGowan, the other man exonerated in a Richardson case, said he came to let Brodie know he wouldn't be going through his readjustment alone. [more...]

Date: 2010-09-29 14:43:00


Father's Rights — DNA Paternity Testing.m4v

Dallas fathers rights attorney Mark Nacol provides information to fathers on DNA Paternity testing. African Ancestry launches the Ancestry Education Project at Walker Jones Education Center in celebration of Black History Month. 7th grade students talk about their perceptions of Africa and how DNA can be used to reveal their ancestry. In January, the students took the ancestry test and the results will be revealed on February 25th. To find out more, visit www.africanancestry.com.Source: DNA [more...]

Date: 2010-06-27 19:25:00


CSHLPress.com - Sydney Brenner biography friedberg

Errol C. Friedberg, M.D., is the Senator Betty and Dr. Andy Andujar Distinguished Professor and Chair at the Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. A Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists and recipient of the Rous Whipple Award from the American Society for Investigative Pathology, Friedberg also serves as Editor-in-Chief of the journal DNA Repair. Friedberg is the author of Cancer Answers, Correcting the Blueprint of Life: An Historical Account of the Discovery of DNA Repair Mechanisms, The Writing Life of James D. Watson, and From Rags to [more...]

Date: 2010-09-22 10:09:06


Blood in suspect's van belonged to Bourque | Texas District ...

Forensic scientist Amy Rogers of Orchid Cellmark, a private forensic and paternity testing facility, testified in regards to DNA samples sent to the Dallas lab. One sample was of the femur of homicide victim, Summer Bourque, and the second sample contained two swabs with samples of blood found in the van. Rogers concluded that, in the absence of an identical twin, the blood samples came from Bourque and the chance the sample came from another Caucasian person, unrelated to the victim, is astromical. Read the entire article [more...]

Date: 2010-09-30 16:02:06


- DNA Paternity Test

By luscio dna test. Question: I have 2 children with my soon to be ex-wife and would like to know if I should demand a paternity test. ~ Pissed in Dallas. Answer: Without more information it is hard to know. Some factors you may consider are: … DNA Paternity Testing Dallas, TX - [more...]

Date: 2010-06-30 00:25:10


Denial Of Paternity – Nichole M. Deland – Dallas County Texas

DNA Paternity Testing indicates that David Deland is excluded as biological parent of. Nichole M. Deland. 8 September 1996. Superior Court Riverside County California (Case Number 163829) grants dissolution of [more...]

Date: 2010-10-03 16:36:07


- “Paternity Testing”

DNA Paternity Testing, Free Articles and Information … By paternity testing info Paternity Testing in Dallas, TX - Local Yellow Pages results 1-10 ? Find Paternity Testing in Dallas, Texas. Search Local Yellow Pages results 1-10 in Dallas, TX yellow pages, Laboratory and Services, Science and Research. … DNA Paternity Testing, Free Articles… - http://dnagenescreen.com/paternitytestingblog/ MedExpress Labs Paternity Testing | dna paternity By joleenjeancy Wednesday, June 23, 2010. MedExpress Labs Paternity Testing. A short video on Paternity testing. Anyone who may be unsure about [more...]

Date: 2010-06-23 15:14:25


Child Support Abuse In Texas – Nichole M. Deland

CAUSE NUMBER: 09-13855 (301st District Court Dallas County Texas). 5 November 1993. DNA Paternity Testing indicates that David Deland is excluded as biological parent of Nichole M. Deland.8 September 1996Superior Court Riverside County [more...]

Date: 2010-10-11 12:40:00


Special feature: Texas death row DNA case (Part 3) : SCOTUSblog

Mary A. Fischer Feature Stories Posted Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 8:54 am Part 1 and Part 2 in this series were published earlier on SCOTUSblog. Part #3: Inside Texas–Dallas D.A. “without a doubt” would test DNA evidence –“This case has been brutal.  Why?   Because it’s Texas, that’s why.” Attorney source close to the case. It seems that in the pursuit of truth, like real estate, location is everything.  Had convicted murderer Henry Skinner requested post-conviction DNA testing in Dallas instead of Pampa, where the triple homicide occurred, the Supreme Court would not [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 12:54:53


Father's Rights — DNA Paternity Testing.m4v

Dallas fathers rights attorney Mark Nacol provides information to fathers on DNA Paternity [more...]

Date: 2010-09-11 13:31:48


Judge Orders DNA Test of 1-Inch Hair That Led to Texas Man's ...

Claude Howard Jones was executed a decade ago. But a DNA test is now going to be conducted to determine whether a 1-inch hair that was relied on to convict him of capital murder was actually his. A retired Texas appellate judge hearing a Dallas case seeking to prove that Jones was wrongfully convicted ruled Friday that the DNA test would be performed, despite opposition from the San Jacinto County District Attorney's office. which argued that a jury verdict should be final, reports the Associated Press. Jones, who was 60 when he was put to death by the state of Texas in 2000, was convicted of [more...]

Date: 2010-06-15 23:50:55


Erst nach zwanzig Jahren mit einem DNA-Test die Unschuld ...

Seit 2001 gab es in dem Bezirk Dallas, immerhin zwanzig Fälle, in denen DNA-Tests einen Justizirrtum ans Licht brachten – mehr als in jedem anderen Kreis der USA. Es bleibt abzuwarten, ob nun eine Sonderabteilung der Staatsanwaltschaft die Verhörmethoden bei der Polizei im Bezirk Dallas [more...]

Date: 2010-10-04 09:07:26


LeBron James Alleged Dad Wants $4 Million & DNA | TheSoulOfDFW ...

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Date: 2010-09-23 15:45:03


Isaiah Washington- a true warrior for his people | Sierra Express ...

To many it was surprising when Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma decided to give citizenship to the 25 year acting veteran Isaiah Washington after he traced his ancestral roots through DNA to the Mende and Temne people of  Sierra Leone.  (Isaiah Washington at The Africa Policy Forum) The ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ star became the first African American to get citizenship through DNA, and President Koroma became the first African leader to award citizenship based on DNA. It is not surprising when a few days ago Africa’s most populated nation, Nigeria, decided to follow the footsteps [more...]

Date: 2010-10-07 20:00:21


Dna Paternity Testing: Submitting Non-standard Samples (part 2)

... related to paternity testing, home paternity test and paternity test kit can be found on the net. Dallas fathers rights attorney Mark Nacol provides information to fathers on DNA Paternity testing. Related Paternity Testing [more...]

Date: 2010-09-03 12:42:01


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Date: 2010-10-13 14:24:00


Change Management & The Us Health Care Debate: A Case Study ...

Although a Executive was swimming up tide (working upon a wrong things according to DNA analysis) it didn’t have to remove a prophesy of a brand brand brand brand brand brand brand brand brand new tomorrow.  But, it indispensable to exercise a shift unilaterally – something which is as assumed for President’s as it is for many CEO’s. Change comes in dual forms: Continuous as well as Discontinuous.  Continuous shift is a thought of incrementalism.  It’s a thought of obviously meaningful who we have been as well as afterwards pulling a edges of a pouch to be better.  The [more...]

Date: 2010-10-12 12:47:15


My faith is falsifiable, Professor Coyne. Is yours? | Uncommon Descent

The creation of a machine that was capable of conversing at length about any topic – including its own mental states and life story – in such a way that it could fool an audience of intelligent people into thinking that it was human. Observations that would cause me to abandon belief in Intelligent Design 1. An empirical or mathematical demonstration that the probability of the emergence of life on Earth during the past four billion years as a result of purely natural processes, without any intelligent guidance and starting from a random assortment of organic chemicals, is greater than [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 00:36:41


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Date: 2010-05-14 21:06:03


Deepwater point zinfandel, zinfandel, wine club | Match-Success

DNA fingerprinting revealed that it is genetically equivalent to the History - Relationship to Primitivo and ... - Distribution and winesZAP - Zinfandel Advocates & ProducersNon-profit organization dedicated to promoting Zinfandel. Contains information about the grape, membership details, and a list of events. Deepwater point zinfandel, zinfandel Deepwater point zinfandel, wine gifts store online, Deepwater point zinfandel, red wine ratings. Deepwater point zinfandel, wine making supplies and home wine making. Wine information, deepwater point zinfandel, wine making. Champagne, deepwater [more...]

Date: 2010-10-12 18:55:33


Texas Moratorium Network: Upcoming Important Dates Regarding the ...

October 13 -- The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in case of Hank Skinner to determine if he may seek testing of DNA evidence through a civil rights lawsuit. Skinner is on death row in Texas. If he is not allowed to test the DNA evidence, then Texas may execute an innocent person. October 14 -- Judge Charlie Baird to re-convene a Court of Inquiry at 1:30 PM in case of Cameron Todd Willingham to determine if Texas wrongfully convicted and executed an innocent person. Meet outside the entrance to the Travis County Courthouse in Austin at noon to join people gathering to support [more...]

Date: 2010-10-11 01:20:00


Sequenziamento del DNA- Prima generazione (metodo Sanger) « my GenomiX

Così, ecco la prima parte della mia serie sul DNA sequencing: oggi tratterò la prima generazione, vale a dire il metodo Sanger. Innanzitutto facciamo un piccolo ripasso sul DNA. Il DNA (o acido deossiribonucleico) è una molecola che ha l’aspetto di una doppia elica formata da due catene di nucleotidi. I nucleotidi sono piccole molecole costituite da un gruppo fosfato, uno zucchero (deossiribosio) e una base azotata; mentre le prime due componenti sono sempre uguali e costituiscono l’ossatura della doppia elica, le basi azotate esistono in quattro “versioni” differenti. Esse si [more...]

Date: 2010-09-08 08:31:06


KuklasKorner : Hockey

and ends with, “And all I got was this lousy T-shirt” and a Viking helmet and superhero cape awarded for “Warrior of the Game” and “DNA of the Game”, respectfully, that shows his understanding for both keeping guys accountable to themselves and each other, as well as keeping things light in the room. The all-hands-on-deck stick salute to the home crowd after last night’s victory was a wonderful touch as well, noticeably appreciated by the fans that stuck around past the final buzzer and sure to become a favorite tradition for the Lightning faithful in short order. “It’s [more...]

Date: 2010-10-10 19:04:59


Lab Offers Free DNA Testing for Skinner — Hank Skinner | The Texas ...

Chromosal Laboratories, a DNA testing lab in Phoenix, Ariz., has told Gov. Rick Perry that it will test evidence in the Hank Skinner case for free and within 30 days if he grants a reprieve of the convicted murderer's March 24 execution date. Skinner was convicted in 1995 of murdering his girlfriend and her two sons in the small West Texas town of Pampa. He has professed his innocence, though, and Skinner argues that DNA testing on a rape kit, knives, a man's windbreaker and other materials from the crime scene could prove someone else was the killer. For a decade, Texas courts have denied [more...]

Date: 2010-03-18 20:26:29


Adhd In Children – DNA Findings in Children With ADHD Suggest ...

The researchers found that children with ADHD were more likely than controls to have large rare CNVs, suggesting ADHD is a genetic neurodevelopmental disorder. There was a significant overlap in the ADHD group for CNVs that are also … adhd in children – Google Blog Search Related Posts Child Benefits Usa – School Success Tips For Your ADHD Child School Success Tips For Your ADHD Child The type of teacher a child suffering from ADHD has can be critical to his or her success in school. Consequently, as a parent, it is crucial that you find out which teacher your child will have and [more...]

Date: 2010-10-01 13:15:26


Mother of All Humans Lived 6000 Years Ago

Further, for so few--only 21.6 nucleotides out of 16,569--DNA differences to have accumulated at anything near the measured mutation rates, a much shorter time than "200,000 years" must have transpired since Mitochondrial Eve arrived on the scene. To stretch out across evolutionary time the occurrences of so few DNA changes requires a gymnastic juggling of the coefficients used in the various models, and appears to require a biologically unrealistic, super-slow mutation rate. Making the data fit vast timescales requires the use of a broken, circular-reasoning-based, evolutionary [more...]

Date: 2010-09-07 08:00:00


- “Paternity Testing”

Paternity Testing in Dallas, TX - Local Yellow Pages results 1-10 … Find Paternity Testing in Dallas, Texas. Search Local Yellow Pages results 1-10 in Dallas, TX yellow pages, Laboratory and Services, Science and Research. www.searchpeopledirectory.com/…/yp_results.php?… Filed 6/21/10 In re A.P. CA2/6 NOT TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE OFFICIAL … Technicians went to Wasco State Prison to take a DNA sample from P.U. so that they could perform paternity testing. But P.U. refused to give a DNA sample. … www.courtinfo.ca.gov/opinions/nonpub/B218312.DOC How much do paternity tests cost in [more...]

Date: 2010-06-22 23:21:57


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How much is a blue and gold Macaw Parrot cost? I live in dallas tx and wanted to see how their costs have been .. and I can get one at ... How do you know if its A BOY OR A GIRL http://www.beaksandpaws.net/ (Georgetown) currently has approximately between $ 999 and $ 1200. Other Texas that reproduce B & G includes "I Got Birds" Pearland, TX 77581 713-471-0064 (~ $ 1000 if they have any) "aviary Township Allen, TX 75103 903-829-5622 annhicksbirds Houston, TX 77017 652-554-2251 TNS aviary Somerville, TX 77879 979 200 9275 Little Bit Farm Bandera, TX 78003 830-460-7348 Rainbow Realm Aviaries [more...]

Date: 2010-10-11 07:03:31


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Date: 2010-09-16 07:00:00


Dallas Doings

Bennett Greenspan: discovering Jewish history through the lens of DNA testing The Dallas Jewish Historical Society will present another offering of its “Harold A. Pollman Lecture Series,” with acclaimed speaker and DNA expert, Bennett Greenspan.  The program will accompany the Dallas Jewish Historical Society’s Annual Meeting and board installation at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26 in the Zale Auditorium of the Aaron Family JCC, 7900 Northaven Road, Dallas. Bennett Greenspan will discuss researching Jewish history through the lens of DNA [more...]

Date: 2010-05-20 08:07:18


Dallas DNA - Pazsaz Entertainment Network

Enter your email address to be notified automatically when this page is updated Dallas DNA  premiered on DSCID on April 28, 2009. Imagine serving decades in prison for a crime you didn't commit, with absolutely no hope of appeal or parole, no hope of finding out who actually committed the crime for which you are incarcerated and no hope of enjoying life with loved ones outside of prison walls. When Craig Watkins ran for district attorney in Dallas County, Texas, he promised to fight for justice and through an innovative and unconventional new division he founded, he's been true to his word. [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 08:00:00



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