Monthly Archives: November 12, 2010

Claude Jones Case: Video of Executed Man's Son and Former Texas Governor Mark White speaking about DNA tests that show Jones may have not been guilty

Watch at Houston Chronicle. From For over two decades, the hair was stored in a plastic evidence bag in the courthouse in Coldspring, Texas, cataloged as belonging to Claude Jones, who was convicted of murder in 1990 and executed 10 years later. Now, it can be relabeled: a court-ordered DNA test found Thursday that…read more

The Road to Livingston by Austin Documentary Collaborative

Help the Austin Documentary Collaborative (Chelsea Hernandez, Erik Mauck, Sally Bergom and Emily Visher) finish their first feature-length documentary! “The Road to Livingston” follows one sister’s fight to free her brother from death row. Her weekly 4 hour trips to Livingston, Texas during the past 12 years has led her to new relationships of others…read more

Video Reports of 11th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty

News8Austin “Exonerees, advocates to rally for death penalty reform at Texas Capitol as Part of Journey of Hope” “Anti-death penalty rally at Texas Capitol draws international attention” KVUE: “Hundreds of People March Against the Death Penalty in Austin Texas“ Special guests this year included 6 exonerated former death row prisoners Shujaa Graham, Ron Keine, Gary…read more