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State of Texas executes Arthur Brown

On March 9, 2023, the State of Texas carried out its second execution of the week, putting Arthur Brown to death significant evidence of his innocence and intellectual disability. In […]

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State of Texas executes Gary Green

Last night, March 7, 2023, the State of Texas carried out its fourth execution of the year, putting Gary Green to death for killing his estranged wife, Lovetta Armstead, and […]

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State of Texas executes John Balentine

On Wednesday, February 8, 2023, the State of Texas executed John Balentine. His case raised many troubling issues about the racism and ineffective legal representation that pervades the Texas death […]

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State of Texas executes Wesley Ruiz

Tonight, the State of Texas executed Wesley Ruiz after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to intervene. Ruiz had asked the Court to halt the execution, arguing the Dallas jurors who […]

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State of Texas executes Robert Fratta

Tonight, January 10, 2023, the State of Texas carried out its first execution of the year, putting Robert Fratta to death. Fratta, a former Missouri City police officer, maintained his […]

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State of Texas executes Stephen Barbee

Last night, November 16, 2022, the State of Texas executed Stephen Barbee despite the violation of his constitutional right to a fair trial that occurred when his lawyers unexpectedly and impermissibly […]

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State of Texas executes Tracy Beatty

On November 9, 2022, the State of Texas executed Tracy Beatty. He was convicted of killing his mother, Carolyn Click, in Smith County in 2003. Beatty faced execution in March 2020 […]

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State of Texas executes John Ramirez

Last night, October 5, 2022, the State of Texas put John Ramirez to death. He was convicted of killing Pablo Castro in Corpus Christi in 2004. Ramirez was 20 years old […]