Richard Burr, the attorney for David Powell, and members of Powell’s family will hold a press conference in the Speaker’s Committee Room at the Texas Capitol (CAP 2W.6) at noon on Wednesday June 9. David Powell is scheduled for execution June 15, 2010. For more information on the case of David Powell, visit letdavidlive.org. It…read more
Monday, June 14, people in Austin will gather at the Texas capitol to express their support for stopping the execution of David Powell and commuting his death sentence. The demonstration in support of clemency will take place Monday, June 14, on the sidewalk in front of the capitol at Congress and 11th Street at 5:30…read more
The Austin American-Statesman is recommending clemency instead of the death penalty for David Powell. Specifically, they recommend that “life without parole would be fair punishment for David Lee Powell“. Clemency means to moderate the severity of punishment, which is exactly what the Statesman is recommending. The decision on clemency will be made soon from the…read more
Here is a link to a new David Powell PSA by the American folk and country singer and songwriter Lucinda Williams. For more information, visit letdavidlive.org. Click here to send an email to Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg urging her to ask the judge to withdraw the June 15 execution date for David Powell.
Here is a link to a new video Forensic psychiatrist Seth Silverman, who has treated David Powell on Texas Death Row. He talks about why David is no threat, what his worth is, and what would be lost by executing him. David Powell’s execution is scheduled for June 15, 2010. He has been on death…read more
The Austin Police Association is chartering a bus to take its members and friends to the execution of David Powell on June 15, 2010. The Police Association is out of step with the community that its members serve. As police officers, the members of the Association serve with dignity and honor and provide a critical and much…read more
Updated at 7PM on June 2, 2010. Tuesday, June 2, Texas executed George Jones (TDCJ info). He had an 11th grade education. More than 80 percent of all people in Texas prisons are high school dropouts. Alba was the 459th person executed in Texas since 1982 and the 220th person since Rick Perry became governor….read more
By Elizabeth Stein Producer, Execution Watch Texas plans to execute George Jones by lethal injection Wednesday. Execution Watch will broadcast details, plus an interview with Scott Christianson, author of The Last Gasp: The Rise and Fall of the American Gas Chamber. RADIO SHOW PREVIEW: EXECUTION WATCH June 2, 2010, Wed., 6-7 pm Central Time Listen…read more