Posts Categorized: Texas Forensic Science Commission

Experts to Testify to Forensic Science Commission Friday in Todd Willingham Case

The Texas Forensic Science Commission will devote the entire January 7, 2011 meeting to the case of Todd Willingham. They are scheduled to hear testimony from arson experts, including Craig Beyler. The hearing starts at 9:30 AM, but members of Texas Moratorium Network, Campaign to End the Death Penalty, Texas Death Penalty Abolition Movement and…read more

Complete Transcripts from Cameron Todd Willingham’s 1992 Trial

Complete transcripts from Cameron Todd Willingham’s 1992 trial, divided into five documents on Part 1 Contains beginning of proceedings, opening statements and first day of witness tesimony and cross examination. (270 pages) Part 2 Contains second day of witness tesimony and cross examination. (146 pages) Part 3 Contains opening and closing arguments, verdict and…read more

Video of Todd Willingham's Family Testifying to Texas Forensic Science Commission

The Texas Forensic Science Commission met in Dallas on Sept 17, 2010. Todd Willingham’s stepmother, Eugenia, and two of his cousins, Patricia Willingham Cox and Judy Willingham Cavner, testified to the packed meeting. Watch the video on YouTube. Video by Texas Moratorium Network 11th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty October 30, 2010 at…read more

Forensic Science Commission Meeting Sept 17 to Discuss Todd Willingham Case

Eugenia Willingham, TMN’s Scott Cobb, and Patricia Cox The Texas Forensic Science Commission is having a meeting in Dallas on Sept 17 that may be the final meeting in which they discuss and vote on a final report regarding the Todd Willingham case. The meeting is at the Embassy Suites Hotel Dallas Love Field, 3880 West Northwest Highway, Dallas, Texas,…read more

The Texas Forensic Science Seminar

From Grits for Breakfast: The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals’ Criminal Justice Integrity Unit is jointly sponsoring a conference/CLE event October 7-8 titled the “Texas Forensic Science Seminar” in the auditorium at the capitol in Austin. See their promotional flyer here (pdf). It looks like a substantive discussion, particularly the second day, so I signed…read more

TFSC panel must resist Bradley's efforts at sabotage

Todd Willingham’s cousin (Particia Willingham Cox), and the Innocence Project’s Barry Scheck have published the following op ed on Tuesday’s Houston Chronicle accusing John Bradley, the Williamson County DA and Perry’s appointed puppet to the Texas Forensic Science Commission of trying to halt the investigation of the science in old arson cases. In May 2006,…read more