Michael Hall’s exclusive interview with Ernest Willis.
Anthony Graves has spent the past eighteen years behind bars—twelve of them on death row—for a grisly 1992 murder. There was no plausible motive nor any physical evidence to connect him to the crime, and the only witness against him repeatedly recanted his testimony. Yet he remains locked up. Did the system fail?
Pamela Colloff talks about reporting on an eighteen-year-old murder case and interviewing Anthony Graves, who was sent to death row for the crime.
If it’s something you’d just as soon not think about, chances are Pamela Colloff has written about it for TEXAS MONTHLY. Here is a partial list of the subjects she’s covered since coming to work at the magazine thirteen years ago: murder, arson, abortion, heroin addiction, hate crimes, illegal immigration,…
Why does the Texas Department of Criminal Justice want to block the release of information about its lethal drugs stock?
Fifteen years after being released from death row, Kerry Max Cook is still looking for freedom.
Rodrigo Hernandez, who was convicted of the rape and murder of Susan Verstegen, a 38-year-old single mother and Frito-Lay employee, is set to die.
The number of people Texas executes each year is steadily declining as public sentiment in America turns against the death penalty.
Into the Abyss dives deep into the death penalty debate.
Larry Swearingen has ten scientists and doctors who say he isn't a killer. He also has a new execution date.