Posts Categorized: Rob Owen

UT Law School Symposium Apr 9-10: The Direction of Legislative Change and the Prospects for Legislative Abolition of the Death Penalty

From the Courthouse to the Statehouse Date:    Friday, April 9, 2010 & Saturday, April 10, 2010 Location:        Eidman Courtroom @ UT Law Description:     From the Courthouse to the Statehouse: Politics Reshapes Capital Punishment Audience:        Alumni, Faculty, Staff, Students, Prospective students, Public Sponsor:         William Wayne Justice Center The American Death Penalty in the 21st Century: The…read more

Radio Interview with Hank Skinner and his Attorney Rob Owen

Texas Matters from Texas Public Radio reports on Hank Skinner case. He is scheduled for execution on March 24, 2010 and maintains his innocence. His request for DNA testing of evidence that could clear him has so far been denied. Click here to listen to the audio, including an interview with Hank Skinner as well…read more

Statement of the Legal Defense Team for Hank Skinner Regarding Re-Scheduling of Execution

For Immediate ReleaseFebruary 17, 2009 Contact: Rob Owen, University of Texas, 512-232-9391, rowen@law.utexas.edu STATEMENT OF THE LEGAL DEFENSE TEAM FOR HANK SKINNER REGARDING RE-SCHEDULING OF MR. SKINNER’S EXECUTION “Today, February 17, we received notice for the first time that the judge of the convicting court yesterday withdrew Mr. Skinner’s previously scheduled February 24 execution date,…read more