UPDATE: Tonight the State of Texas put to death Carl Wayne Buntion, the first execution in the state in over six months. At age 78, Buntion is the oldest person […]
Category: Future Dangerousness
In this edition Scheduled executions: Texas set to execute a 78-year-old man and a wrongfully convicted woman this month In case you missed it: Texas court overturns conviction and death […]
The State of Texas is scheduled to execute Carl Wayne Buntion, who just turned 78 and has spent more than 30 years on death row, on April 21, 2022. Buntion […]
Update as of 7:40 PM, July 8, 2020: The State of Texas executed Billy Wardlow tonight, July 8, 2020, despite an outpouring of support from legislators, juvenile justice and neuroscience […]
Many of Texas’s most troubling death penalty cases are rooted in a corrosive system of racism fostered by predictions of future dangerousness, a unique facet of our state’s capital punishment statute.