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Powell Execution Set for This Evening

This past Friday, the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles voted unanimously to deny clemency to David Lee Powell, who is scheduled to be executed this evening in Huntsville. On […]

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Texas Executes 7th Death Row Inmate this Year

Samuel Bustamante, convicted of the 1998 fatal stabbing of a man, was put to death in Huntsville, Texas on Tuesday April 27, 2010. This execution was Texas’s 7th this year, […]

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Execution Scheduled for Thursday, April 22

William Josef Berkley is scheduled to be executed Thursday, April 22 after 6:00PM in Huntsville, Texas. Berkley was sentenced to death in 2000 for the murder of Sophia Martinez in […]

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News Coverage of Supreme Court Stay of Hank Skinner’s Execution

An hour before he was sentenced to die yesterday, Hank Skinner received a stay of execution by the U.S. Supreme Court. The stay was a temporary halting of the execution […]

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News Sources Continue to Call for Additional Time for DNA Testing in Skinner’s Looming Execution

After the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles denied Hank Skinner’s request for a reprieve, the death row inmate now has only two avenues in which to plead his case […]

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Last Minute Appeal for Additional DNA Testing on Behalf of Hank Skinner

As the March 24, 2010 execution date for Hank Skinner approaches, Skinner’s defense team has made a last minute appeal for additional DNA testing of forensic evidence found at the […]

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Statement from Hank Skinner’s Attorney

The following is a statement from Rob Owen, attorney for Hank Skinner who is scheduled for execution on Wednesday, March 24, 2010: “Today, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals refused […]

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Additional Coverage of Hank Sinner’s Upcoming Execution

Two weeks ago Hank Skinner, convicted in the 1993 murder of then girlfriend Twila Busby and her two adult sons, was issued a stay of execution till March 24, 2010. […]