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Will a Texas law that overturns convictions based on bad science save this death row inmate?

The 2013 law was credited with stopping Robert Roberson's execution two years ago, and his conviction is now under review in county court.

Robert Roberson in court for the review of his 2003 conviction in the death of his two-year-old daughter, Nikki Curtis, in Palestine on August 14, 2018. His attorneys are asking for a new trial based on new scientific evidence.
Robert Roberson’s attorneys showed this picture of him and his daughter, Nikki Curtis, during a hearing reviewing his conviction in her death.

"A watershed moment"

Another delay of justice

Robert Roberson seeks a new trial for the 2003 conviction of the murder of his two-year-old daughter, Nikki Curtis. His attorneys are asking for a new trial based on new findings they say debunk the flawed science presented in the original trial. The victim's family was in attendance, including the victim's brother, Matthew Bowman (white shirt).

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