Death Row inmate Romell Broom was setting in the courtroom this week as his attorneys stood ready for an evidentiary hearing that would take a couple of days in front of Federal District Judge Gregory Frost. Romell Broom sat there, ready to testify. Think of it — Broom left his small Death Row cell to set in that public
Execution by Lethal Injection
Media Coverage Increasing On the Story of Cameron Todd Willingham – Another Innocent Man Executed
Apparently, Cy Vance’s great article in HuffPo on the tragic story of Cameron Todd Willingham (see last week’s post) was just the start. More and more stories are appearing across the country, covering the brutal fact that a man was killed by the State of Texas for the arson murder of his children and only…
In Texas Justice Keller’s Trial, What if the US Supreme Court had ruled the other way?
The San Antonio Express-News has provided a video containing snippets from the closing arguments in the trial of Sharon Keller, Chief Justice of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals (the highest criminal court in that state). It bears viewing, and it’s only 2:24 minutes long.
Listening to it, you’ll hear an attorney’s deep voice…
Last week, John Marek was Executed by the State of Florida
John Marek died last Wednesday due to lethal injection at the hands of the State of Florida. His hard-working defense attorney — who had filed last minute appeals to the Supreme Court trying to keep Marek alive — didn’t go to watch. Who can blame him.
It was only a couple of weeks ago that…