Tag Archives: Greg Abbott

How long will @FBI’s Comey and @TheJusticeDept’s Sessions ignore willful inmate abuse?

Texas and Florida’s prison systems are in a race to the bottom, one that the FBI and Department of Justice are well aware of and are obliged to interrupt with investigations and prosecutions for the federal Color Of Law civil … Continue reading

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.@GovAbbott: Stay Nicaraguan Bernardo Tercero’s execution; don’t violate international law – updated

Texas Governor Must Stay Execution Of Nicaraguan National Bernardo Tercero Washington, DC — 8/21/15 — Today, the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty called on Texas Governor Greg Abbott to stay the execution of Nicaraguan national Bernardo Abán Tercero, … Continue reading

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.@POTUS: Pardon Florida’s “Caged Crusader” – updated

(graphic of Harold Hempstead and Darren Rainey reprinted with permission) The inmate who exposed Florida prisons’ culture of cruelty | Miami Herald By Julie K. Brown jbrown@MiamiHerald.com “In my opinion, because Rainey was black, poor and mentally ill, to a … Continue reading

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Texas grants Linda Carty new hearing. It’s about time. And it’s about Ginsburg.

Reprieve: +44 (0) 207 553 8161 For immediate release: Wed Feb 25, 2015 British death row grandmother granted new hearing A Texas court has today granted British death row grandmother Linda Carty a new hearing to assess recently discovered evidence … Continue reading

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Dead man talking. Please listen up, y’all.

Report: Blind, Deaf, Disabled Inmates Abused in Prison | The Texas Tribune [Otis] Talbert was transferred to a hospital and pronounced “brain dead,” McGiverin wrote in a lawsuit against the prison agency. “For months, the doctors urged his family to … Continue reading

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Texas AG comes through for constituents.

Texas Attorney General Rebuffs ALEC’s Effort to Declare Itself Immune from Open Records Law Texas Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott has issued an Open Records Letter Ruling rejecting an effort by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to declare itself … Continue reading

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