Monthly Archives: February 18, 2009

Press Release: Lawmaker Seeks Impeachment of State Judge

For Immediate Release Lawmaker Seeks Impeachment of State Judge (Austin, TX) – A Fort Worth area Rep. Lon Burnam filed a resolution to begin the impeachment process against Judge Sharron Keller, the Presiding Judge of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. The resolution accuses Judge Keller of “neglect of duty” for declining to keep her…read more

Text of the Sharon Keller Impeachment Resolution

81R8266 JSA-F By: Burnam H.R. No. 480 R E S O L U T I O N WHEREAS, The House of Representatives of the Texas Legislature has exclusive power to present articles of impeachment against a state officer under Section 1, Article XV, Texas Constitution, and Chapter 665, Government Code; now, therefore, be it RESOLVED,…read more

Rep. Lon Burnam Files Sharon Keller Impeachment Resolution

Rep. Lon Burnam has filed a resolution calling for the impeachment of Judge Sharon Keller who closed the court house at 5 PM and refused to accept a late appeal from lawyers of Michael Richard who was executed on the same night. Associated Press reports: The resolution filed Monday by Rep. Lon Burnam, a Fort…read more

Montana Senate votes to repeal the death penalty

This afternoon Montana Senate passed a bill to repeal the death penalty by a vote of 27-23.Congratulations to the Montana Abolition Coalition. Senate Bill 236 replaces Montana’s death penalty with a sentence of life without parole. The bill will have a vote on third reading and final passage in the coming days. It will then…read more

House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee

The following are this session’s House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee members, which includes 8 Democrats (including the chairman) and 3 Republicans. Chair Pete Gallego – D (Voted yes for a moratorium in 2001) Vice Chair Wayne Christian – R Robert Miklos – D Joseph Moody – D Paula Pierson – D Allen Fletcher – R Terri…read more

Gov. Ted Strickland Granted Clemency to Jeff Hill

Ohio governor. Ted Strickland granted clemency to Jeff Hill this afternoon. The press release and statement by the Governor’s Office is posted below. Statement Regarding Clemency Application of Jeffrey D. Hill Columbus , Ohio – Governor Ted Strickland today issued the following statement regarding the pending clemency application of Jeffrey D. Hill: “Jeffrey Hill was…read more

Quotes From New Mexico Repeal Members

Viki Elkey, Executive Director of the New Mexico Coalition to Repeal the Death Penalty has compiled these quotes from yesterday’s debate: This evening, HB 285 to abolish the death penalty in New Mexico and replace it with life without parole passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 40-28. Our sponsor, Representative Gail Chasey…read more

New Mexico House Votes to Abolish the Death Penalty

The following is Abe Bonowitz’s report on the New Mexico abolition vote. The NM Coalition to Repeal the Death Penalty’s Lobby Day was Monday (Feb. 9) at the Roundhouse (NM’s Capitol Building). More than 225 people from around the state came to Santa Fe for a press conference at noon, followed by visits with their…read more

Live Blogging: New Mexico House Debate

The New Mexico House of Representatives should be debating the death penalty within the next hour or so. Rep. Gail Chasey, D-Bernalillo, introduced HB 285 this session to abolish the death penalty. It’s ninth on the calendar for today’s floor session, currently in progress. Live audio, take your pick: here or here. Dave Mass of…read more

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