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Questions Linger for Anthony Shore, Larry Swearingen
Shore to be first Texan executed in 2018
"...another murder: the 1998 killing of Melissa Trotter. Except Larry Swearingen had been convicted of kidnapping, raping, and strangling..."

Jan. 12, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Swearingen to CCA: Please Test the Evidence
State says testing won't prove innocence
"...additional DNA testing of evidence in the case of Larry Swearingen, on death row for the kidnapping and murder..."

Dec. 5, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

DA Says Swearingen DNA Motion is Stall Tactic
Offer for expedited testing is rejected
"...Brett Ligon sees it, attorneys for death row inmate Larry Swearingen don't want DNA testing in his case as..."

Jan. 25, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Swearingen Seeks DNA Testing
Execution scheduled for late February
"...than a month to go before her alleged killer, Larry Swearingen, is scheduled to die for the crime, which..."

Jan. 18, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

CCA Denies DNA Testing in Swearingen Case
Death row inmate doesn't have right to test murder weapon for DNA
"...Death row inmate Larry Swearingen cannot prove that biological materials exist on evidence..."

Feb. 5, 2014 News Post by Jordan Smith

Judge: Ready to Rule Against Swearingen
Transcripts aren't yet in, but judge has decided
"...Although attorneys for death row inmate Larry Swearingen have not yet seen official transcripts from an..."

Aug. 20, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Swearingen Execution Stayed – Again
Judge rules to allow DNA testing
"...Case today ordered that the Feb. 27 execution of Larry Swearingen be withdrawn. The move allows Swearingen to pursue..."

Jan. 30, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Swearingen Gets Another Date With Death
Fourth time execution has been scheduled
"...Court of Criminal Appeals has denied the appeal of Larry Swearingen, sentenced to die in 2000 for the killing..."

Dec. 21, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Reed and Swearingen Evidence in Question
Two more death penalty cases under appeal scrutiny
"...pending before Yeakel, who has no deadline to rule. Larry Swearingen..."

Aug. 24, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Execution Stayed
CCA postpones execution for third time
"...Court of Criminal Appeals today stayed the execution of Larry Swearingen, sending the case back to the trial court..."

July 28, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

The Science of Death
State says science proves Swearingen guilt
"...for the state have done in the case of Larry Swearingen, on death row for the kidnap-murder in 1998..."

Feb. 29, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Death Watch: Questions of Competence
Hatten ends appeals; advocates push to amend state DNA testing law
"...sentenced to death by the state of Texas, now-40-year-old Larry Hatten told his attorneys and a Corpus Christi court..."

Oct. 9, 2014 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

The Science of Injustice
Capital murder case highlights Texas courts' resistance to physical evidence
"...dead, and they believed they knew who was responsible: Larry Swearingen, a 27-year-old local electrician, married with two young..."

Aug. 19, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Death Watch: Madness and Forensics
Two capital cases raise psychological and evidentiary issues
"...inmate ever to be executed in the state. The Swearingen DNA..."

Oct. 4, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the state, and beyond
"...Stay of Execution for Swearingen..."

Jan. 30, 2009 News Feature

Dissecting the Science of Death
1998 murder case will get a scientific examination
"...the science of death and decomposition can prove that Larry Swearingen, now on death row, was not responsible for..."

Feb. 24, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Death Watch: Forced Testimony Over Evidence?
No physical evidence implicates Cardenas in his cousin's murder
"...in 2017. Executions have been largely unpredictable this year: Larry Swearingen was scheduled for Nov. 16 (and still is,..."

Nov. 3, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Death Watch
Two death row cases go before courts
"...Montgomery County prosecutors seeking to bar death row inmate Larry Swearingen from being allowed to test for DNA several..."

Dec. 11, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Judge Edith Jones: Blacks and Hispanics More Violent
Complaint filed over Jones's discriminatory and biased comments
"...in judgment, including the Texas death row cases of Larry Swearingen and Elroy Chester. Jones authored the January 2012..."

June 4, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Headlines
"...› Death row inmate Larry Swearingen, accused of a 1998 murder in Montgomery County,..."

Feb. 1, 2013 News Feature

Headlines
"...session, a proposed settlement to benefit the children of Larry Eugene Jackson Jr., killed last summer by Austin Police..."

Feb. 14, 2014 News Feature

Judge Edith Jones on Race, Crime, and God's Vengeance
Civil rights group files complaint against 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judge
"...in judgment, including the Texas death row cases of Larry Swearingen and Elroy Chester...."

June 7, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Death Watch: Court of Criminal Appeals Grants Stay to Clinton Young
Evidentiary hearing expected in Midland County
"...state could investigate claims of collusion between him and Larry Swearingen. The state believes Shore plotted to claim responsibility..."

Oct. 20, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Headlines
"...› Lawyers for another Texas death row inmate, Larry Swearingen, on Wednesday argued before the Court of Criminal..."

Dec. 6, 2013 News Feature

Gentlewoman and a Scholar
Smith takes home Texas Institute of Letters journalism award
"...Smith was recognized for her investigative reporting in the Larry Swearingen case, in "The Science of Injustice," Aug. 19,..."

April 17, 2012 News Post by Monica Riese

Headlines
"...Appeals in a unanimous ruling denied death row inmate Larry Swearingen the opportunity for DNA testing on never-before-tested items..."

Feb. 7, 2014 News Feature

Headlines
"...Edwards has filed official findings in the case of Larry Swearingen, concluding the death row inmate has not shown..."

Oct. 12, 2012 News Feature

Page Two: Class Action
Republican policies deepen economic divisions, to the peril of all of us
"...Board particularly appreciates your coverage of the case of Larry Swearingen and your recent article, 'Perry the Executioner,' which..."

Nov. 11, 2011 Column by Louis Black

Headlines
News briefs from Austin, the state, and beyond

Jan. 30, 2009 News Feature

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, April 1-8
"...AUSTIN'S ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT Scott Swearingen discusses his book Environmental City: People, Place, Politics, and..."

April 2, 2010 News Column

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