A murder and an execution date changed those on both sides of the bars.
An expert told the Observer that state’s attorneys “deceived the court by their silence” over supplies of lethal injection drugs.
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals will now reconsider Areli Escobar’s case which prosecutors and defense attorneys agree relied on flawed forensics.
The convicted man’s lawyer called the prospect of his execution “an ugly spectacle.”
John Ramirez will be executed October 5 over the objections of the Nueces county district attorney.
One of the people who voted to convict Kosoul Chanthakoummane said the condemned man’s appeal deserved to be heard.
Kosoul Chanthakoummane is set to be executed August 17 for the murder of a Dallas realtor in a case built on hypnosis and faulty evidence.
A psychologist explains how myths and biases can prompt false allegations—and irreversible mistakes, especially in cases involving trauma victims like Melissa Lucio.
Melissa Lucio, whose execution could take place this year, claims her innocence.
A court ruling this week sets up yet another high profile showdown over Texas’ use of the ultimate punishment.