Monthly Archives: April 30, 2010

Sharon Keller Fined $100,000 for Failing to Report Income and Property

Time to start the final countdown for Sharon Keller’s time on the bench. Will she resign or be removed by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct, which will have a hearing on her case on June 18 in response to the complaints filed against her that she has brought discredit to the Texas judiciary by…read more

Dallas Morning News Editorial says Forensic Panels Should Meet in Public

The Dallas Morning News had an editorial last week saying that the Texas Forensic Science Commission should hold public meetings of all of its committees, including the committee dealing with the Todd Willingham investigation. We agree and after last Friday’s meeting, Texas Moratorium Network started an online petition to allow the public to contact FSC Chair…read more

Happy Birthday to Mumia Abu-Jamal

HOUSTON EVENT FOR  MUMIAfeaturing:  SPOKEN WORDS BY MARCELL MURPHY AND BLACK SNOWCake & Ice CreamPlus, Urgent Strategy SessionFILM: In Prison My Whole Life The court system has closed its doors to the possibility of a new trial for Mumia and has left only two alternatives for him: execution or life in prison without parole. We…read more

Facts of Capital Punishment and Mental Disability or Mental Illness

A collection of clips created by five students at The University of Texas at Austin showing how the media portrays mentally ill or mentally disabled persons facing capital punishment. This video hopes to correct the misrepresentation of the said subject by bringing out the facts. Link to Youtube video. Produced by:William BrownKen Stambaugh (video editor)Taha…read more