Supreme Court agrees to hear case of Texas death row inmate seeking DNA testing

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In the case at hand, he seeks to challenge the constitutionality of a state post-conviction DNA statute so that a belt at the scene could be tested. Lower courts said his request is barred because he waited too long to bring the claim.  "The basic question is a technical one about when the clock starts running for federal lawsuits by prisoners who seek DNA testing of newly discovered eviden...

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