Posts Categorized: law of parties

Execution Watch: Robert Garza 9/19

Robert Garza and Family By Execution WatchHUNTSVILLE, Texas – Texas is preparing to execute Robert Garza, convicted of having a secondary role in a pair of murders. If the state follows through with its plan, Execution Watch will broadcast live coverage and commentary, including a taped interview with Garza. RADIO SHOW PREVIEW EXECUTION WATCH Thursday,…read more

Texas House Passes Kenneth Foster, Jr Act (HB 2267, the Law of Parties Bill)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACTS: Scott Cobb, President, Texas Moratorium Network, admin@texasmoratorium.org, 512-552-4743;Bryan McCann, Campaign to End the Death Penalty, bmccann@mail.utexas.edu, 512-739-4024 Texas House of Representatives Passes Law of Parties Bill (HB 2267)Amendment Adopted for the Bill to be Known as “The Kenneth Foster Jr, Act” Austin, TX – May 15, 2009 – The Texas House…read more

HB 2267 Passes Texas House on 2nd Reading

The Texas House of Representatives just passed the Law of Parties bill (HB 2267) on second reading. There was no objection. It passed on a voice vote. It now must pass on 3rd reading by the deadline of Friday at midnight. If it passes on third reading, then it goes to the Senate. For more…read more

Law of Parties Bill 2 Away from Vote in Texas House

The Law of Parties bill (HB 2267) by Rep Terri Hodge and Rep Harold Dutton is only 2 bills away from a vote in the Texas House. Currently voting on HB 2411Watch the video live from the Texas House here (opens a real player stream).

Lobby Day Against the Death Penalty at the Texas Capitol

Tuesday March 24, 2009Texas State Capitol11th and CongressAustin, Texas Register for Lobby Day! People from across Texas are coming to Austin on Tuesday, March 24, for a Death Penalty Reform Lobby Day to speak with legislators about the injustice of the Texas death penalty system. Issues to be discussed include the risk of executing an…read more