“This is not just a Texas problem. This is happening all over the country,” Saloom said. “Texas just happens to be a leader in its willingness to reconsider convictions based on such evidence.”
The women, along with another on parole, and the Kellers have been professing their innocence in separate cases for almost two decades. Thanks to the nation’s first law recognizing advances in forensic science, they are out of prison with a chance at exoneration.