Posts Categorized: Dallas Morning News

Early Dallas Exoneree Randall Dale Adams died in Ohio Last Year

Randall Dale Adams in 2001 Calling for a Moratorium onExecutions in Texas. Early Dallas exoneree Randall Dale Adams died in Ohio last year. Jenna, an intern with the Texas Witness to Innocence was working with me on the case of  Randall Dale Adams last month and noticed that tributes.com has listed him as passed away…read more

Day 4: Can't We All Just Get Along?

First posted by Dallas Morning News This blog post is written by Pamela Skjolsvik, a blogger and author currently finishing her first book, Death Becomes Us. A resident of Bedford, she earned a master’s degree in 2010 from Goucher College in Maryland. Her writing has been included in Creative Nonfiction, the Durango Herald, and in…read more

Day 3: Lobbying, and rallying and marching — Oh My!

First posted by Dallas Morning News. This blog post is written by Pamela Skjolsvik, a blogger and author currently finishing her first book, Death Becomes Us. A resident of Bedford, she earned a master’s degree in 2010 from Goucher College in Maryland. Her writing has been included in Creative Nonfiction, the Durango Herald, and in…read more

Dallas Morning News Editorial to Anti-Death Penalty Alternative Spring Breakers: "never give up in this monumental quest"

Former Bexar County DA Sam Millsap speaking to participantsat the 2011 Anti-Death Penalty Alternative Spring Break Our 2011 Anti-Death Penalty Alternative Spring Break is mentioned in an editorial today in the Dallas Morning News: Editorial: Spring-breakers join an anti-death-penalty crusade It never would have happened without the curiosity of students. Last week, Illinois became the…read more

Day 2: Don't judge a book by its cover

This blog post is written by Pamela Skjolsvik, a blogger and author currently finishing her first book, Death Becomes Us. A resident of Bedford, she earned a master’s degree in 2010 from Goucher College in Maryland. Her writing has been included in Creative Nonfiction, the Durango Herald, and in the upcoming Ten Spurs literary journal…read more

Day 1: These young voices will soon be heard

From Dallas Morning News: This blog post is written by Pamela Skjolsvik, a blogger and author currently finishing her first book, Death Becomes Us. A resident of Bedford, she earned a master’s degree in 2010 from Goucher College in Maryland. Her writing has been included in Creative Nonfiction, the Durango Herald, and in the upcoming…read more

DMN: Debate over capital punishment

“Debate over capital punishment” is the title of Dallas Morning News’ recent editorial on the death penalty. Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens and author David Garland have both dived into the national discussion over the death penalty this fall, with the bigger waves being kicked up by the recently retired jurist. Writing in…read more

Disgraced Sharon Keller to Run for Re-election; Gloats that She "Won" Despite Fact That Case Thrown Out on Technicality

Sharon Keller says she plans to run for re-election in 2012. From the Dallas Morning News Editorial Board:  “the technical victory doesn’t erase the commission’s written conclusion that Keller had cast “public discredit on the judiciary.” From Texas Lawyer: Breaking her silence after three years, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Presiding Judge Sharon Keller says…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: http://www.hamptonforjudge.com. From the DMN: Three seats on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals are up…read more


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