Subject:

Charles Raby

  • News

    January 28, 2010

    Enemies of the State

    Questioning Texas's legal and educational systems.

  • News

    January 14, 2010

    True Confessions?

    Seventeen years ago, Charles Raby said he killed an old lady. Now he's not so sure.

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2009

    Death-Row Inmate Finally Gets A Break In Crime-Lab Case

    Hair Balls reported in early June that Charles Raby, who has been sitting on death row since 1994 after being convicted of slaying a grandmother, had received some good news in his ongoing DNA challenge.An outside expert, Patricia P. Hamby, determined that the much-maligned Houston Crime Lab had bee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    Faulty Lab Report May Buy Death Row Inmate New Trial

    It's good news for death row inmate Charles Raby - and more bad news for Joseph Chu. The former Houston crime lab analyst has taken a beating in the Michael Bromwich reports, which determined that, among other things, the lab had manipulated results to help with convictions. And it seems that in th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    Surprise, Surprise: Yet Another Delay In 15-Year-Old DNA Case

    Attorney Sarah FrazierBack in January Hair Balls brought you the saga of the seemingly endless DNA case of convicted grandma-killer Charles Raby. He's been on Death Row since 1994, and the DNA challenge has been going on for more than six years. Today's scheduled ruling was pushed back yet again.&nb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    Good News: Helpful DNA Evidence. Bad News: Her Client May Still Die

    Defense attorney Sarah Frazier got the DNA results she wanted. They might even win her tomorrow's hearing. But her client could still be put to death. Frazier has fought for years to introduce new DNA testing to the case of Charles Raby, who was convicted almost 15 years ago of murdering a grandmoth ... More >>

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