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Diplomats, Military Leaders, and Law Enforcement Urge Clemency for Humberto Leal

Today, attorneys for Humberto Leal Garcia filed a clemency petition with the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles and Governor Rick Perry, requesting a stay of his July 7 execution date. The petition states that Mr. Leal would not have been convicted and sentenced to death if the United States had complied with treaty obligations […]

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Texas Execution Sets off International Dispute

Spanish Translation available upon request, (Dallas, TX)— The impending execution of Mr. Jose Medellin has set off an international dispute and a U.S. Supreme Court rebuke of the White House. The pending execution of Jose Medellín in Texas threatens to put the United States into irrevocable breach of its undisputed international obligations, damaging our […]