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State of Texas Executes Jonathan Green

Late last night, October 10, 2012, the State of Texas executed Jonathan Marcus Green for the 2000 rape, abduction, and murder of 12-year-old Christina Neal in Montgomery County.  The execution occurred after much legal wrangling over Green’s mental competency.  He reportedly suffered from schizophrenia, including severe hallucinations, for which he received no medication.  In 2010, […]

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5th Circuit Lifts Stay for Jonathan Green; execution could proceed.

*Update* The Associated Press is reporting that the U.S. Supreme Court has refused to stop tonight’s scheduled execution of Jonathan Green, clearing the way for it to proceed.  This will be the 10th Texas execution in 2012. Previous post: The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has lifted the stay for Jonathan Green, reinstating today’s […]

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Federal Judge Grants Stay of Execution to Jonathan Green

According to the Associated Press, U.S. District Judge Nancy Atlas has stayed the execution of Jonathan Green, who was scheduled to be put to death on Wednesday, October 10 for the 2000 abduction and murder of Christina Neal in Montgomery County (“Federal judge stops execution this week in Texas,” October 8, 2012).  Judge Atlas ruled on an appeal […]

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August Alert: Executions Stayed, Houston Special Event, Summer Newsletter

Get caught up on the recent stayed executions, the coming special event in Houston, the summer newsletter and other news of interest.

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Green Receives Stay of Execution

Jonathan Green has received a stay of execution from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals! Read more at: http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/APStories/stories/D9GLR2300.html