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Death Penalty Rethinking
" consider a friend since I wrote him on death row six years ago. In the days leading to..."

Aug. 4, 2005 Postmarks

The Photo Is of Her Protesting the Death Penalty!
"...News]. That's her – Laura Quenon – protesting the death penalty! She said the photo was an oldie but..."

Sept. 22, 2011 Postmarks

Abolish the Death Penalty
" put aside this barbarity and to abolish the death penalty altogether. While the rest of the world looks..."

Sept. 20, 2005 Postmarks

More Death Penalty Reporting
"...Please help out, as the progressive newspaper for the death penalty capital of America...."

Aug. 7, 2003 Postmarks

Two More in Line for Death Penalty
These two men were both 19 when they were sentenced to death
"...deliberated for three days before sentencing the teen to death...."

Oct. 19, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

UT Profs Argue Death Penalty Cases Before Supreme Court
In an unusual set of legal circumstances, UT Capital Punishment Center co-director argues to justices that they should refrain from ruling on cases he previously brought to them
"...consider evidence that would mitigate against a sentence of death. Adbul-Kabir (formerly known as Ted Cole) was convicted and..."

Jan. 19, 2007 News Feature by Rita Radostitz

Revenge, Christianity, and the Death Penalty

Sept. 8, 2004 Postmarks

Tinkering With Death
Texas Defender Service attorney David Dow's memoir covers his his work defending the condemned
" a quietly written and devastating indictment of the death penalty in general, and of its practice in Texas..."

Feb. 22, 2010 Books Post by Jordan Smith

On Death and Life
Dealing with the death penalty and other notable bills heard this week
"...of the intellectually disabled was among a list of death penalty-related bills left pending in the House Criminal Jurisprudence..."

March 30, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Is Death Unconstitutional?
Judge to consider whether Texas death penalty risks innocent lives
"...Is Texas' death penalty system so capricious and riddled with errors that..."

Dec. 3, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer
Executed serial killer Aileen Wuornos leaves little doubt as to her sanity in this second Nick Broomfield documentary on the subject.
"...Fetishes, and Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madam. Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer is his second documentary about..."

Feb. 6, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Outlawing Death and Cockfighting, and Restoring Rights for Drug Offenders
Committees to hear raft of criminal justice bills today
"...restoring public assistance for drug offenders, and all things death penalty. Those are among the bills up for hearing..."

March 29, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Death Watch: U.S. Supreme Court Steps In
Highest court to consider two Texas death penalty cases
"...Monday that it will take up two pivotal Texas death penalty cases when it resumes session in the fall...."

June 10, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Chief Judge: New Panel Will Be Assigned to Consider Death Row Appeal
Execution still slated for tomorrow
" be assigned to review the case of Texas death row inmate Elroy Chester who argues that comments made..."

June 11, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Death Watch
The Texas death chamber gets back into gear
"...Texas' death chamber will gear up to take the first of..."

Sept. 13, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Death Watch: A Future Danger?
Texas' death chamber is only heating up
"...Kosoul Chanthakoummane is the second Texan to face state-sanctioned death this January. With no appeals pending, he is to..."

Jan. 20, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Death Watch: Insufficient Arguments
Manuel Vasquez hasn't had a lot of luck convincing judges that he shouldn't be on death row
"...Bazan, and strangled his girlfriend, 51-year-old Juanita Ybarra, to death with a telephone cord because she wouldn't pay "el..."

March 6, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Death Watch: Two Set to Die
Two inmates on death row deny murder was the end goal
"...held an "increasingly firm" opinion that he'd rather a death sentence than live the rest of his life in..."

Aug. 7, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Death Watch: Competency Hearing Granted for Marcus Druery
State's 15th execution of 2013 set for Nov. 12
"...Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has finally agreed that death row inmate Marcus Druery should be granted a competency..."

Nov. 8, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Down On Death
Texas hands out just eight new death sentences in 2010
"...Newly imposed death sentences in Texas declined to a new low of..."

Dec. 14, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

Death Watch: Deficient Counsel, but Not Prejudicial
Lawyers' terrible job not enough to overturn a death sentence
"...with capital murder. He was convicted and sentenced to death on June 24, 1999...."

April 17, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Death Watch: Cruel & Unusual Confinement
Convicted hit man faces third date with death
"...Rolando Ruiz has spent the last 22 years on death row. After two stays of execution, he is once..."

March 3, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Death Watch: Flawed Testimony Cited to Challenge Death Sentence
Billie Coble challenges second death sentence
"...Billie Coble, 70, has already evaded death once. In 2007, the U.S. 5th Court of Appeals..."

Feb. 22, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Death Watch: Shuffling the Deck
Death row inmates see new execution dates
"...motion with a Dallas Assistant D.A. to push Edwards' death date back to January, to allow counsel a better..."

Oct. 14, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Death Watch: Executing Texas' Law of Parties
Jeff Wood never killed anybody; Robert Pruett may not have either. Why does the state want to put them both to death?
"...It's been a slow summer in Texas' death chamber, with executions stayed left and right, state Court..."

Aug. 12, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Study: More Innocents on Death Row Than Previously Thought
Number could be higher in larger criminal justice system
"...In his 2006 dissent in a Kansas death penalty case, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia argued..."

April 28, 2014 News Post by Jordan Smith

Death Watch: Despite SCOTUS Ruling, Inmate Again Faces Execution
Blaine Milam, who may be disabled, is set for death Jan. 21
"...executions, the state of Texas hasn't put anyone to death in months. That may change on Jan. 21 if..."

Jan. 15, 2021 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Death Watch: Mark Soliz Hopes One Stay Leads to Another
Death row inmate argues fetal alcohol spectrum disorder renders him unfit for execution
"...the execution of mentally disabled Dexter Johnson, another Texas death row inmate is hoping for the same outcome. Mark..."

Sept. 6, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Death Watch: New Rodney Reed Filing
Death row inmate's lawyers seek retrial
"...Attorneys for death row inmate Rodney Reed have filed a supplement to..."

June 24, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Death Watch
Two death row cases go before courts
" turn last week, with key hearings in two death penalty cases in two different appellate courts...."

Dec. 11, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

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