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See No Racism, Hear No Racism: Despite Evidence, Perry About To Execute Another Texas Man

Update: The Supreme Court has temporarily halted Duane Buck’s execution. Whether Duane Edward Buck will live or die by lethal injection on Thursday is now up to one man: Texas Governor and presidential hopeful Rick Perry. The case for commuting Buck’s death sentence to life in prison should have been a slam dunk, given the […]

September 15, 2011

Perry Appointee Blocked DNA Evidence That Shows Convicted Man Has Been Held Wrongly For 25 Years

Michael Morton, a Texas man imprisoned for 25 years for murdering his wife, is vindicated by new DNA evidence showing a third-party intruder with a criminal record was at the scene of the crime, and the district attorney who prosecuted him, appointed by Texas Gov. Rick Perry to head the state’s Forensic Science Commission, also […]

August 17, 2011