Lawyer: Racial Bias Is Clear In Case Of Black Inmate Set To Die For Crimes Committed In Texas As A TeenThe lawyer for the first Black inmate scheduled for federal execution says race played a central role in landing her client on death row for the Texas crimes he committed as a teen.
Death Sentence Commuted For 2nd Texas Inmate In 2 Weeks Due To Intellectual DisabilitiesThe Texas Court of Criminal Appeals changed the death sentence that Gilmar Guevara had faced to life in prison.
Texas Delays 7th Execution After Attorneys Raise Concerns Over Coronavirus PandemicSix other Texas executions scheduled earlier this year were postponed by the courts because of the outbreak. Two others were delayed over different issues.
Texas Inmate Put To Death As State Resumes Executions After 5-Month Delay Due To COVID-19The Texas five-month delay on executions has come to an end. An inmate received a lethal injection Wednesday evening for fatally shooting an 82-year-old man nearly three decades ago.
Texas Executes Inmate After 5-Month Delay Due To Coronavirus PandemicBilly Joe Wardlow was put to death at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the June 1993 killing of Carl Cole at his home in Cason.
Inmate Set To Die For East Texas Murder As State Resumes Executions After COVID-19 Pandemic DelayA Texas death row inmate condemned for fatally shooting an 82-year-old man nearly three decades ago is scheduled to die by lethal injection Wednesday.
US Supreme Court Halts Texas Execution Of Ruben Gutierrez Over Clergy QuestionThe U.S. Supreme Court granted a reprieve Tuesday to a Texas inmate scheduled to die for fatally stabbing an 85-year-old woman more than two decades ago.
U.S. Supreme Court Won't Hear Case Of 'Texas Seven' Randy HalprinHe was among seven escaped Texas inmates who went on a month-long reign of terror starting around Christmas 2000, today the Supreme Court declined to take up the case of death row inmate Randy Halprin.
2nd Texas Death Row Inmate Gets Stay Due To Coronavirus OutbreakThe Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ordered a 60-day delay of Tracy Beatty's scheduled March 25 execution.
Appeals Court Delays Texas Execution Due To Coronavirus OutbreakThe outbreak of the novel coronavirus prompted the top Texas criminal appeals court on Monday to stay for 60 days the scheduled execution of a man condemned for killing his family.
Supreme Court Denies Appeal Of Texas Death Row Inmate Rodney ReedThe U.S. Supreme Court has denied an appeal from Texas death row inmate Rodney Reed, who was found guilty of the 1996 murder of Stacey Stites and has spent over 20 years in prison.
New Judge Assigned To Rodney Reed’s Execution CaseA new judge has been assigned to death row inmate Rodney Reed’s case a week after Texas’ highest criminal court canceled his execution scheduled earlier this month.
After 21 Years On Death Row, Texas Grants Stay Of Execution For Rodney ReedJust five days before his scheduled execution, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and the Texas Parole Board, granted a stay of execution for convicted murderer Rodney Reed.
Texas Parole Board Recommends Delaying Execution Of Rodney ReedThe Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles on Friday recommended delaying the execution of inmate Rodney Reed, whose conviction is being questioned by new evidence that his supporters say raises serious doubts about his guilt.
Family, Supporters Of Texas Death Row Inmate Rodney Reed Hold Vigil Outside US Supreme CourtFriday morning, the Justices could decide to take up Reed's latest attempt to have his execution delayed.