An expert told the Observer that state’s attorneys “deceived the court by their silence” over supplies of lethal injection drugs.
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.
A new documentary, The Phantom, explores the case of Carlos DeLuna and bolsters the disturbingly convincing case that Texas executed the wrong man.
After 45 years, Texas’ longest-serving death row inmate was resentenced last week due to a long history of severe mental illness. But state lawmakers this session again declined to ban the death penalty for people like him.
In his new book, journalist Maurice Chammah ties Texas' embrace of capital punishment to the state's frontier mythos.
A last-minute court intervention relieved political pressure on the Texas governor, who was ultimately able to keep his capital punishment bona fides intact.