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State of Texas Executes Robert Garza

Last night, September 19, 2013, the State of Texas executed Robert Garza for his involvement in a gang ambush in which four women, Maria Cobarrubias, Danitzene Beltran, Celina Sanchez and Lourdes Torres were gunned down 11 years ago. Garza filed last-day appeals Thursday to the Supreme Court, delaying the execution by some two hours until […]

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Court of Inquiry Ruling Postponed

On October 14, 2010, State District Judge Charlie Baird convened a court of inquiry into whether Cameron Todd Willingham was wrongfully executed and whether or not state officials committed a crime in how they handled his case prior to the execution.

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TCADP Release: Cameron Todd Willingham

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, August 31, 2009 CONTACT: Kristin Houlé, Executive Director, 512-441-1808 (office); 202-494-3578(cell) khoule@tcadp.org New Investigation Confirms Execution of an Innocent ManBroad Body of Evidence Points to Wrongful Execution of Texan Cameron Todd Willingham (Austin, Texas) — A new investigative report that will appear in the September 7 issue of the New Yorker […]

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New Report: Innocent Man Executed

We have breaking news to share with you: A new investigative report, which will appear in the September 7 issue of the New Yorker, confirms that Cameron Todd Willingham (pictured)- who was executed by the State of Texas on February 17, 2004 – was innocent. Willingham had been convicted of an arson in 1991 that […]