Monthly Archives: April 26, 2012

Execution Watch: Beunka Adams

Beunka Adams’ case has been on a roller coaster over the past few days, with a stay of execution issued Monday, the stay lifted Wednesday, and the U.S. Supreme Court expected to rule Thursday on whether his execution will take place as scheduled that evening. If the execution is carried out, we will do a…read more

Bob Ray Sanders: Time to end death penalty in Texas

That’s the title of Bob Ray Sander’s column at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Two events last week — one in the Connecticut Senate chamber, the other in a Dallas courtroom — helped once again to focus attention on two of the nation’s most glaring flaws: wrongful convictions and capital punishment. In Dallas, three more men…read more