Posted on · Murphy, who was convicted of the 2000 carjacking and murder of an elderly woman, is one of at least two Jewish individuals on Texas’ death row.
Posted on · Harris County long led the state in sentencing people to death. Now, it’s pulling Texas in the opposite direction.
Posted on · Larry Swearingen, who had always maintained his innocence in Trotter's death, was the 12th inmate put to death this year in the U.S. and the fourth in Texas, the nation's busiest capital punishment state. Eleven more executions are scheduled in Texas this year.
Posted on · Larry Swearingen is scheduled to be executed Wednesday by the State of Texas. This is the sixth time he's had a date with death in the Texas prison system, but lingering questions about his guilt have caused the courts to repeatedly step in.
Posted on · In his recent appeals, Johnson has claimed he is intellectually disabled and therefore ineligible for the death penalty. He was convicted of a double murder in Harris County that took place in 2006.
Posted on · Paul Storey's case had been granted another review less than one week before he was scheduled to be executed
Posted on · Texas death row inmates lost at the U.S. Supreme Court when the high court denied their petition to challenge the state's execution protocol
Posted on · The court did not comment on its reasons for refusing the appeals. None of the four prisoners has an execution date