Tag Archives: Rick Perry

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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Holder’s biggest lie: Our system of justice is the best in the world … #OfMiceAndMen

Eric Holder: Moratorium On Death Penalty ‘Would Be Appropriate’ Pending Supreme Court Decision Published on Feb 17, 2015 Attorney General Eric Holder called Tuesday for a moratorium on the death penalty pending a Supreme Court decision on the use of … 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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Court, not @TexGov, halts execution of mentally ill Scott Panetti

  Court Stops Execution of Mentally Ill Man Defended by Many Ev… | Gleanings | ChristianityToday.com More than 50 evangelical leaders often at odds recently united, asking Texas to commute the death sentence of a mentally ill inmate who believes … Continue reading

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@TexGov: heed conservatives; don’t kill mentally ill Scott Panetti

Conservatives Call On Rick Perry To Halt Execution Of Scott Panetti Each of us has been active at the national level of the conservative movement for many years, and no one could accuse us of being soft on crime. Among … Continue reading

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AZ pays doctor a small fortune, in cash, to ignore execution protocols

Arizona Loose With Its Rules in Executions, Records Show – NYTimes.com PHOENIX — In an execution in 2010 in Arizona, the presiding doctor was supposed to connect the intravenous line to the convict’s arm — a procedure written into the … Continue reading

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ACLU seeks clemency for dying TX death row innocent

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Meghan Groob, ACLU National, 202.417.7547, dcmedia@aclu.orgAnna Núñez, ACLU of Texas, 713.942.8146 x103, media@aclutx.org HOUSTON, TEXAS – Lawyers for Max Soffar today asked the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles to recommend that Gov. Rick Perry commute his death sentence, arguing that … Continue reading

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Suit filed over Texas woman made to give birth in solitary; the babe didn’t survive.

Nicole Guerrero claims she gave birth alone in jail, baby died – wptv.com A Texas woman claims she was forced to give birth alone in jail during a horrific night in solitary confinement nearly two years ago, and that her … Continue reading

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TX B.S.: Murderous “Asked and Answered” questions portrayed as “Open”

Editorial: Good and bad news in effort to upgrade criminal justice | Dallas Morning News Despite static kicked up by Gov. Rick Perry, the panel’s review included scathing critiques of the arson work that put Willingham on death row. Did … Continue reading

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Rick Perry throws out baby with bath water, messing with Texas – again.

Rick Perry hires defense attorney It’s pretty clear that Perry used Lehmberg’s DUI as an excuse to gut the Public Integrity Unit, which not only began the prosecution of former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, but also prosecuted criminal violations … Continue reading

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