Monthly Archives: March 31, 2010

ACLU Asks Supreme Court To Review Case Of Innocent Man On Texas’ Death Row

ACLU Asks Supreme Court To Review Case Of Innocent Man On Texas’ Death Row Max Soffar Never Given Opportunity To Present Evidence Pointing To His Innocence NEW YORK – March 30 – The American Civil Liberties Union and the Texas Innocence Network (TIN) today petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to review the wrongful conviction of…read more

Call for papers/speakers for the Social Justice and Peace Conference at The University of Texas – Pan American

The 2nd Annual SOCIAL JUSTICE and PEACE CONFERENCE/EXHIBITION “Images/Voices from the Border” MAY 7th – 8th, 2010 CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS, ART, POETRY & MUSIC Priority Deadline for Submissions are APRIL 5th, 2010 The University of Texas-Pan American Department of Criminal Justice is sponsoring an event to promote human rights, social justice and peace. The goal of this conference/exhibition is to…read more

UT Law School Symposium Apr 9-10: The Direction of Legislative Change and the Prospects for Legislative Abolition of the Death Penalty

From the Courthouse to the Statehouse Date:    Friday, April 9, 2010 & Saturday, April 10, 2010 Location:        Eidman Courtroom @ UT Law Description:     From the Courthouse to the Statehouse: Politics Reshapes Capital Punishment Audience:        Alumni, Faculty, Staff, Students, Prospective students, Public Sponsor:         William Wayne Justice Center The American Death Penalty in the 21st Century: The…read more

Live From Death Row with Stanley Howard

2010 Anti-Death Penalty Spring Break. Live From Death Row with Stanley Howard, former death row prisoner and torture victim, still imprisoned in Illinois, and contributor to the New Abolitionist. “Live From Death Row,” featuring the voices of death row prisoners, live from their prison cell. Death sentences de-humanize the condemned, justifying the state-sponsored murder of…read more

Videos of Sandrine Ageorges-Skinner on CNN and Natalie Skinner in Huntsville

Video of Sandrine Ageorges-Skinner, wife of Hank Skinner, appearing on CNN’s Larry King Live to speak about stay of execution received by Hank Skinner on March 24, 2010. Natalie Skinner, oldest daughter of Hank Skinner, speaking in Huntsville on March 24, 2010. Video of people who went to the Texas Capitol in Austin to await…read more

Breaking News: Stay of Execution for Hank Skinner

6:30 PM: AP has posted the following: WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has blocked the execution of a Texas man who says DNA testing could clear him of the triple slaying that has sent him to death row. The justices’ order Wednesday could allow Hank Skinner access to evidence that he says could demonstrate…read more

Larry King Live to Focus on Hank Skinner’s Case Tonight

A death row inmate scheduled to be executed has one last request: Don’t kill me until you test my DNA! He says it will prove his innocence in the murders of three people. His wife talks exclusively to Larry live outside the execution site. Tonight, 9pm ET!