Monthly Archives: October 17, 2007

Houston Chronicle: Remove Sharon Keller from office

Houston Chronicle has joined Austin American-Statesman and Waco Tribune-Herald in calling for sanctions against Judge Sharon Keller. You can sign the complaint by clicking here. Anyone can sign the complaint. It is intended as a way for ordinary people to bring their concerns to the attention of the members of the State Commission on Judicial…read more

Rep. Lon Burnam files a complaint against Judge Sharon Keller

Lon Burnam is the second state legislator that has filed a complaint against judge Sharon Keller. Rep. Harod Dutton was the first person to file a complaint last week. LON BURNAMDISTRICT 90 • FORT WORTH October 15, 2007State Commission on Judicial ConductPO Box 12265Austin, TX 78711Dear Members of the Commission: I am writing to file…read more

Youth Summit on the Death Penalty

Contacts: Sherri 832-236-3960 Courtney 832-704-8900 On October 13th 2007 the Outreach Committee of the 8th Annual March to Stop Executions will present “Old School Meets New School: Bridging the Gap from Freedom Riders to Freedom Writers. Topic: the Death Penalty.” There will be a panel discussion hosted by Fox 26 news personality Darian Ward that…read more

Mark White and Jim Mattox criticize Greg Abbott

KXAN has posted video of Wednesday’s press conference on their website. Also former Gov. Mark White and former Attorney General Jim Mattox have criticized Greg Abbott for not stopping Michael Richard’s execution. Houston Chronicle has this: Keller. a Republican, was not the only state elected official criticized Wednesday in connection with the Richard execution. Former…read more

Lawyers file complaint over court closure in death case

Houston Chronicle has published the first article about today’s press conference at the Court of Criminal: AUSTIN — Twenty lawyers from across Texas today filed a formal judicial conduct complaint against Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Presiding Judge Sharon Keller, accusing her of violating the constitutional due process of a condemned man. The complaint to…read more

RODNEY REED: Rally in Bastrop, Texas

RODNEY REED: INNOCENT ON TEXAS DEATH ROW! Gather with Rodney’s family and friends for and evening of solidarity and struggle. WITH AUSTIN BAND DIASPORIC! Starting with a march through Bastrop, followed by music & spoken word, and ending with a screening of the documentary State vs Reed. With food and drink. NEW TRIAL NOW! NO…read more