Supporters of the 53-year-old Latina mother hope for a last-minute reprieve.
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 new “managed assigned counsel” system has been created in the county to help jailed people get better legal representation.
Texas money laundering investigations provided federal regulators with a roadmap for overseeing the real estate industry. They didn’t follow it.
Bearing witness to stories about the death penalty in Texas.
A judge declared a mistrial this week in the murder trial of Billy Chemirmir, leaving the families of more than 20 victims waiting for answers.
Texas court cases show U.S. financial institutions accepted millions stolen from Mexico. Few faced repercussions.
For women inside prison, the fight for survival is less physical than psychological.
A court ruling this week sets up yet another high profile showdown over Texas’ use of the ultimate punishment.