Category: Wrongful Conviction
Image can be an transitory thing. Not so for Texas, with its enduring image of cowboys and cattle drives. Until recently.
International attention has zeroed in on Texas as the death penalty capital of the democratic world, with its record under Gov. Rick Perry and predecessor George W....
The throngs visiting the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo are missing the best show in town. If I were them, I'd consider hopping on the MetroRail and heading for the Harris County Criminal Justice Center, where Judge Kevin Fine is causing a bigger ruckus than the Xtreme Bulls competition....
I've been following by live webcast the meeting of the Texas Forensic Science Commission today in Harlingen. If commissioners were meeting any farther from Austin, they'd be in Mexico.
How ironic that Texans must rely on a webcast by the New York City-based Innocence Project to...
Thanksgiving Day 2009
I found a message in my inbox from a dear friend whose
loved one, a law-of-parties prisoner on Texas Death Row, is uncharastically depressed. I can relate, because I have been depressed about the latest round of
For me, Khristian
Oliver's -- three...
By Elizabeth Ann Stein
Producer, EXECUTION WATCH, KPFT-FM
T here is "nothing more convincing [to a jury] than a
live human being who takes the stand, points a finger at the defendant, and
says 'That's the one!'" wrote former US Supreme Court...