Surviving Victim Supports Clemency for Duane Buck

Tomorrow, Wednesday, September 7, attorneys for Texas death row inmate Duane Buck will hold a press conference to urge clemency for their client.  Mr. Buck is scheduled for execution on September 15 despite clear and compelling evidence that his race was used to persuade the jury to sentence him to death.  Read the media advisory […]

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Clemency Petition for Duane Buck Alleges Racial Bias

Yesterday, August 31, attorneys for Duane Edward Buck filed a clemency petition with the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles, seeking their intervention in his September 15 execution date.  They also are asking the Harris County District Attorney’s Office and the Attorney General of Texas to intervene and withdraw Mr. Buck’s execution date. Mr. Buck was […]

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Judge Declares Death Penalty Unconstiutional

On Thursday, March 4, state District Judge Kevin Fine granted a pretrial motion declaring the death penalty unconstitutional. “Based on the moratorium (on the death penalty) in Illinois, the Innocence Project and more than 200 people being exonerated nationwide, it can only be concluded that innocent people have been executed. It’s safe to assume we […]

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