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So maybe there might be some degree of accountability for executing an innocent man? The Washington Post is reporting : In a major turn in one of the country’s most-noted death penalty cases, ...
by Dallas L
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Mar 18, 2015 at 02:08 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Cameron Todd Willingham was almost certainly not ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon Nov 24, 2014 at 07:15 AM PST with 83 Recommends
The Washington Post has just published an article headlined " Fresh doubts over a Texas execution " on the front page of their website; it blows open the case involving the execution of Todd ...
by Dallas L
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Aug 03, 2014 at 07:56 PM PDT with 59 Recommends
Cases I have worked on since the beginning are Texas nationally known case of Cameron Todd Willingham (a father who lost his children in a fire and was wrongfully executed for it happening)
by laserhaas
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Mar 20, 2012 at 12:26 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
TOOLS OF THE TRADE U ntil 1923, with the exception of four men executed by firing squad during the Civil War, ...
by Shef
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Dec 09, 2011 at 07:15 PM PST with 9 Recommends
(Also published at What Would Jack Do? )
by Jack Cluth
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Nov 25, 2011 at 07:23 AM PST with 7 Recommends
By now, you're pretty familiar with Rick Perry's operating style. In a nutshell, it's: Stay out of Texas Speak only about the future, and then only in vague generalities Reinvent the ...
by cassandracarolina
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Oct 10, 2011 at 08:35 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
not according to me - I am opposed to capital punishment according to his own reasoning Cameron Todd Willingham was sentenced to death for committing an arson, the resulting fire having killed his ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Sep 18, 2011 at 08:27 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Take action: sign the petition telling debate moderators to ask Rick Perry about the execution of Cameron Todd Willingham.
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 286 comments on Thu Sep 08, 2011 at 08:37 AM PDT with 311 Recommends
The presidential aspirations of Rick Perry are (ironically enough) bringing with them a fresh awareness of the very real existence of wrongful convictions. In the tragic case ...
by DParker
Comment Count 34 comments on Sun Sep 04, 2011 at 08:23 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Asked the biggest difference between himself and George W. Bush, Texas governor and ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Aug 24, 2011 at 12:24 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
The WeeklyBUG is a report on the Bad, Ugly and Good the previous week. Unfortunately, this blogger has been severely ill and had major problems (l ike room rent - can't make money in bed )
by laserhaas
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Jun 12, 2011 at 11:29 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
There remains no greater evil than the manifest injustice of those in power who abuse their citizens for political gain. Holding one of the highest badges of achievement in this area can go to TX ...
by laserhaas
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Feb 11, 2011 at 01:12 PM PST with 30 Recommends
No State shall...deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law. -14th Amendment That constitutional guarantee ...
by JR
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Dec 03, 2010 at 10:40 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Before this was even written, I'd decided I needed to name this post after a Metallica album, but I just couldn't choose one: Kill 'Em All?, Ride the Lightning? Master of Puppets? ..And ...
by baikal
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Nov 13, 2010 at 12:44 PM PST with 3 Recommends
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by RhodaA
Comment Count 156 comments on Thu Oct 14, 2010 at 12:26 PM PDT with 403 Recommends
Tomorrow, Texas plans to execute Hank Skinner, a death-row inmate who has been begging for the right to have tested the DNA evidence found at the scene of the crime for which he was convicted. ...
by JR
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Mar 23, 2010 at 07:06 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Couldn't happen to a more deserving guy : Gov. Rick Perry's sudden decision to ...
by JR
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Oct 23, 2009 at 01:00 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
Last week, a Texas attorney named David Martin made an ass of himself and likely violated his ethical obligations when, during an interview on Anderson Cooper 360, he repeatedly declared that his ...
by JR
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Oct 19, 2009 at 02:44 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
Much has been written here about Cameron Todd Willingham , a likely innocent executed by the State of Texas. His case may represent ...
by soothsayer99
Comment Count 56 comments on Sat Oct 24, 2009 at 09:36 AM PDT with 43 Recommends