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Take action to stop the wrongful execution of Robert Pruett

The State of Texas seeks to execute Robert Pruett on August 23rd despite significant doubts about the reliability of his conviction.  Pruett has steadfastly maintained his innocence in the murder […]

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Clifton Williams Receives Stay of Execution

Clifton Williams received a stay hours before his scheduled execution. He was scheduled to be put to death July 16, 2015 for the 2005 murder of a 93-year-old woman at […]

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Robert Pruett Receives Stay of Execution

Robert Pruett has received a stay of execution to allow for more DNA testing of evidence.  He was scheduled to be put to death this evening for the 1999 murder of […]

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Jury Imposes First New Death Sentence in Hays County in 20 Years

Earlier today, the jury in the capital murder trial of Willie Roy Jenkins sentenced him to death for the 1975 murder of Sheryl Ann Norris in San Marcos.  It was the first […]

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State Agrees to 60-Day Reprieve for Robert Pruett

*Updated on May 15, 2013* A state district judge has formally withdrawn the May 21 execution date for Robert Pruett. A hearing will take place on June 3 regarding testing of DNA evidence.