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Texas’ Dr. Death : Executing the Mentally Retarded

Daniel Plata, a mentally retarded criminal saved from execution in Texas, is shown in picture on a bookshelf at his home. Photo by Michael Stravato / The Texas Observer.Cruel and unusual in Texas:Executing the mentally retarded ‘When you have junk … finish reading Texas’ Dr. Death : Executing the Mentally Retarded

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Glenn W. Smith : Has Rick Perry Committed a Federal Crime?

Rick Perry fires investigators in Willingham case;Is he guilty of obstruction of justice? Gov. Rick Perry, like Pilate before him, washed his hands of any responsibility for the execution of a man experts say was innocent. And now Perry has … finish reading Glenn W. Smith : Has Rick Perry Committed a Federal Crime?

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Charles Dean Hood : Fairness Irrelevant in Texas?

Charles Dean Hood: No new trial. Photo by Brian Birzer.Prosecutor and judge were having affair…New trial denied to death row defendant By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / September 18, 2009 Yesterday, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals denied … finish reading Charles Dean Hood : Fairness Irrelevant in Texas?

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Blind Justice in Texas : Judge Keller Faces Impeachment Trial

Texas Judge Sharon Keller, and Michael Richard, who was executed after Judge Keller closed her door to his appeal. Keller photo by Elena Grothe / Austin American-Statesman. Photo of Richard from Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Sharon Keller – presiding … finish reading Blind Justice in Texas : Judge Keller Faces Impeachment Trial

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Texas and the Killing Chamber

‘At the execution facility in Texas, there is seating for people who have come to take their satisfaction from seeing an act of death.’ By Greg Moses / The Rag Blog / January 31, 2009 I don’t know much about … finish reading Texas and the Killing Chamber

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Texas Death Row : Certain Death, Uncertain Justice

If the three men are executed they will be counted as numbers 427, 428, and 429 on the official list of persons executed by Texas since the death penalty was re-instated in 1982. By Greg Moses | The Rag Blog … finish reading Texas Death Row : Certain Death, Uncertain Justice

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Our Future: Way More Killing Than Is Necessary

“What Do You See in Your Future?”The Unnecessary Execution of Jose Ernesto MedellinBy Greg Moses / August 6, 2008 If at 9:59 pm Central Time on Tuesday night you were refreshing your browser to “sort by date” the latest news … finish reading Our Future: Way More Killing Than Is Necessary

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Texas Death Row : Those Who Are About to Die

Photo courtesy of the Wood Family / Austin Chronicle.Your Texas death machine gets rolling once againBy Jordan Smith / August 1, 2008 A Nation of Laws? José Medellín.Scheduled for Execution Aug. 5: José Medellín There is no doubt that the … finish reading Texas Death Row : Those Who Are About to Die

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