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Our Bodies, Our Cities
Austin and Beyond
"...On the "punishment" side of the agenda, the death penalty is once again getting its moment in the..."

Jan. 29, 1999 News Column by Erica C. Barnett

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Our readers talk back.
"...International Games and the Death Penalty..."

Oct. 4, 2002 Column

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Death Penalty Retraction..."

July 5, 2002 Column

Feeling the Heat
A profile of the new Texas ACLU and Executive Director Will Harrell
"...two House bills calling for a moratorium on the death penalty -- unlikely to pass, but receiving surprisingly wide..."

April 27, 2001 News Feature by Michael Erard

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...of Texas at 6pm tonight, Dec. 10. Faulder's imminent death by lethal injection has been the subject of an..."

Dec. 11, 1998 News Feature

Point Austin: Let David Live
The execution of David Powell will not serve justice
"...for parole in 20 years. After 32 years on death row, much of it in solitary confinement, Powell will..."

May 21, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Defense Lawyers Try to Halt Execution
State primed to deliver another lethal injection
"...Since Texas reinstated the death penalty in 1976, only six people have been executed..."

Aug. 15, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...after prosecutors offered him a deal that took the death penalty off the table. According to his defenders, Kennedy..."

April 18, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
"...It appears New Jersey is poised to abolish the death penalty. The state has eight men on death row..."

Nov. 30, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...student who stabbed his piano professor Danielle Martin to death in April 2004, began Monday. Presiding Travis Co. District..."

Oct. 21, 2005 News Feature

Naked City
Texas still has a ways to go to ensure fairness in death penalty cases
"...focused on the 33 counties with the "most active" death penalty court dockets, which combined account for 87% of..."

Nov. 14, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

American Caste
"...compiled by the Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice, Texas Death Row is about as interesting and enlightening as one..."

Oct. 20, 2000 News Feature by Rob Owen

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...customers is "a difficult bridge to cross." -- K.F. Death Row Woes..."

July 4, 1997 News Feature

Finding Yingying
True-crime documentary centers on the life, not death, of Yingying Zhang
"...wonder that, when juxtaposed with her murder, makes her death all the more crushing...."

Jan. 1, 2021 Movie Review by Jenny Nulf

Page Two: Fact-Free Follies
More fun from the wacky world of right-wing zealots
"...during the recent flare-up of the controversy over the death penalty, wrote, "For decades, liberals tried persuading Americans to..."

Sept. 30, 2011 Column by Louis Black

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...financing district to cover the costs. – Richard Whittaker Death Dive..."

Dec. 17, 2010 News Feature

Supremes Rule on Lethal Injection
Three-drug cocktail is A-OK
"...trichemical cocktail used as lethal injection in the Kentucky death chamber does not violate the Eighth Amendment ban on..."

April 25, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Texas to World: Drop Dead!
The world court sides with Mexican nationals on death row
"...There are 16 Mexican nationals on Texas death row in Livingston. A March 31 ruling by the..."

April 16, 2004 News Feature by Rita Radostitz

Naked City
Keel Does McCarthy
"...grilling witnesses not about their Communist sympathies but their death-penalty attitudes. The major victim of Keel's baiting was UT..."

April 18, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

We're No. 1!
Texas prepares to mark its 300th contemporary execution.
"...raw Texas numbers help sustain another myth about the death penalty: that it is somehow a cultural remnant of..."

Feb. 21, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Capitol Chronicle
The Legislature enters the home stretch -- two weeks to go.
"...House sponsor Juan Hinojosa, insisted that they support the death penalty, the debate quickly drifted toward the morality of..."

May 18, 2001 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
Jury selection continues in Robert Springsteen's murder trial.
"...the law -- including their personal views on the death penalty, which Springsteen could face if convicted...."

April 27, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

On The Lege
Development Devils
"...retarded inmates have been executed since Texas resumed the death penalty in 1982. Nationally, the total is at least..."

April 23, 1999 News Column

Supremes Rule on Lawyers, Sex, and Guns
Court's rulings hit home
"...that touch on the rights of indigent defendants, the death penalty, and the right to bear arms. A quick..."

July 4, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Executed Inmate's Wife Sues Court of Criminal Appeals Judge Keller
Suit argues Court of Criminal Appeals Presiding Judge Sharon Keller violated Michael Richard's due process rights by refusing to hear his appeal only because it was filed after 5pm, an arbitrary deadline set by Keller
"...Richard's civil rights and the Constitution, causing Richard's September death by lethal injection. In the federal lawsuit filed Nov...."

Nov. 16, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Scott Locked Down
Michael Scott is convicted in the second yogurt shop murder trial.
"...finding Scott guilty of capital murder in the shooting death of 13-year-old Amy Ayers during a robbery of the..."

Sept. 27, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...records as part of an internal inquiry into Sanders' death at the hands of former APD Officer Leonardo Quintana...."

July 2, 2010 News Feature

Justice for All? Artists Reflect on the Death Penalty
The Texas Moratorium Network's juried exhibition Justice for All? Artists Reflect on the Death Penalty is a must for anyone with feelings about capital punishment
"..."Justice for All? Artists Reflect on the Death Penalty"..."

May 19, 2006 Arts Review by Nikki Moore

How to Weave a Hanging Jury
Juror selection may explain the glaring racial bias in capital convictions
"...Death penalty opponents have long asserted that capital punishment is..."

April 9, 2004 News Feature by Rita Radostitz

Capitol Chronicle
A healthy death penalty, the Jenna and Barbara bust, and the Fannie Lou Hamer Project
"...terrible crimes, were incapable of the moral culpability the death penalty supposedly requires. The board has never done so...."

June 15, 2001 News Column by Michael King

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