Monthly Archives: September 29, 2010

Exoneration of Todd Willingham Sought in Court of Inquiry Hearing in Austin

The Austin American Statesman is reporting that lawyers for Todd Willingham’s family are asking for a Court of Inquiry to exonerate Todd Willingham. Cory Session, brother of Timothy Cole, advocated for a Court of Inquiry in the Todd Willingham case when he spoke at the Texas Capitol on October 24, 2009 during the 10th Annual…read more

Keith Hampton Endorsed by Dallas Morning News Editorial Board

The Dallas Morning News has endorsed Keith Hampton in his campaign to become a judge on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. The CCA’s presiding judge is Sharon Keller, who has been issued a “Public Warning” for judicial misconduct. Visit Hampton’s website at: From the DMN: Three seats on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals are up…read more

Complete Transcripts from Cameron Todd Willingham’s 1992 Trial

Complete transcripts from Cameron Todd Willingham’s 1992 trial, divided into five documents on Part 1 Contains beginning of proceedings, opening statements and first day of witness tesimony and cross examination. (270 pages) Part 2 Contains second day of witness tesimony and cross examination. (146 pages) Part 3 Contains opening and closing arguments, verdict and…read more

Video Preview of Upcoming PBS Frontline Documentary on Todd Willingham Case

Death by FireOn air and online October 19, 2010 at 9:00pm (check local listings) Click here to watch video preview on Frontline site. Did Texas execute an innocent man? Several controversial death penalty cases are currently under examination in Texas and in other states, but it’s the 2004 execution of Cameron Todd Willingham—convicted for the…read more

Video of Todd Willingham's Family Testifying to Texas Forensic Science Commission

The Texas Forensic Science Commission met in Dallas on Sept 17, 2010. Todd Willingham’s stepmother, Eugenia, and two of his cousins, Patricia Willingham Cox and Judy Willingham Cavner, testified to the packed meeting. Watch the video on YouTube. Video by Texas Moratorium Network 11th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty October 30, 2010 at…read more

Video Explaining Catholic Church’s Teaching Regarding the Death Penalty

This 10 minute video, with reflection questions, provides an explanation of the Catholic Church’s teaching regarding the death penalty, In addition to the principles, it discusses their application in the United States today. It includes comments by Bill Pelke, president of the Journey of Hope … From Violence to Healing. Bill and members of the…read more