Sonia Cacy

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2014

    Junk Science Review: Texas to Examine Microscopic Hair Analysis in Criminal Convictions

    Less than a year since the U.S. Department of Justice announced it would review the "highly unreliable" results of microscopic hair analysis in federal cases, the State Forensic Science Commission will do the same in Texas. In cases nationally where DNA has later exonerated the wrongfully imprisoned ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2013

    Why the District Attorney's Arson Case Against Sonia Cacy Remains Weak

    In the this week's cover story, we examined the case of Sonia Cacy, the Fort Stockton woman convicted in 1993 of setting her uncle ablaze with gasoline. In the years since, the evidence against her hasn't withstood scrutiny. Cacy was paroled six years into a 99-year sentence based on expert testimo ... More >>

  • News

    December 19, 2013

    Burning Injustice

    Shaky evidence sent Sonia Cacy to prison for burning her beloved uncle to death. Now she's destitute and fighting the state to clear her name.