Texas’ largest county remains the state’s deadliest when it comes to capital murder convictions, a new report says.
Jedidiah Murphy is set to be executed on World Day Against the Death Penalty.
A murder and an execution date changed those on both sides of the bars.
One of Texas’ most famous death row exonerees died before winning compensation under a law inspired by his own story.
Texas' deadly spring continues: Two Black men, Gary Green and Arthur Brown Jr. are set to be killed this week by the state.
Though he confessed to the murders, his lawyers argue he might have been spared a death sentence if not for pervasive bias at his trial.
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.