Skinner v. State

The Court of Criminal Appeals determined that a previous Agreed Joint Order for DNA Testing, filed by the defendant and the State in the trial court, serves as a Chapter 64 motion, giving the Court jurisdiction to address the defendant’s DNA recalculation request. Read.

This is the first case involving the problems that arose last summer regarding mixture DNA and the Combined Probability of Inclusion (CPI) statistics used by DPS and other labs to report results.  You can read the background on this here.