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Texas Court of Criminal Appeals rejects recommendation of relief for Paul Storey

Today, a majority of judges on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals (CCA) rejected a trial judge’s recommendation that Paul Storey’s death sentence be commuted to life in prison after he found prosecutors had presented false evidence and withheld evidence from the defense. Storey was sentenced to death for the robbery and murder of Jonas […]

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Texas Court of Criminal Appeals stays execution of Paul Storey

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals (CCA) has stayed the execution of Paul Storey and ordered the trial court to determine whether mitigating evidence related to the victim’s parents’ opposition to the death penalty could have been discovered previously. Storey was scheduled to be executed by the State of Texas next Wednesday, April 12, 2017.   His […]

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Attorneys file appeal in Paul Storey case, seek stay of execution

Attorneys for Paul Storey filed a state habeas application on Friday, March 31, 2017.  Mr. Storey is scheduled to be executed by the State of Texas on Wednesday, April 12, 2017.  You’ll find links to the writ and a video appeal for clemency by the parents of the murder victim, Jonas Cherry, below. Statement from Attorneys for Paul […]

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TCADP April 2017 Alert: Seeking clemency for Paul Storey

In this edition of our monthly newsletter, you’ll find a request for action to support clemency for Paul Storey, who is scheduled to be executed by the State of Texas on April 12, 2017. The victim’s parents have appealed to state and local officials to commute his sentence to life without parole.