That might not happen in Texas, but the risk should concern people who support capital punishment.
The state, the prisoners who face execution, the attorneys who represent them, and the courts have a lot to figure out, and not a lot of time to do it.
The state managed to find a new supply of Pentobarbital, the drug it uses to perform lethal injections, but officials aren't saying where it came from.
A small group of committed protesters show up to nearly every execution in Huntsville to exercise their civil rights in what has become a sort of ritual.
During my years as a district attorney, I have sought the death penalty. But does the state need to take a life to make a point?
Carl Henry Blue was put to death Thursday for setting an ex-girlfriend on fire.
The story from our March issue about the case of Andre Thomas is the fruit of an exciting collaboration with our pals at the Texas Tribune.
Andre Thomas is deeply mentally ill. He is also a vicious murderer. How should he be punished?
If there’s one thing Texans love more than saying y’all, it’s a good argument. Texas Monthly readers react to the Department of Criminal Justice’s use of “ya’ll” instead of “y’all.”
Texas executed 15 people in 2012 and sent only nine new inmates to death row.