please sign the petition to ask Governor Perry to grant a reprieve of Hank Skinner's execution, so that a DNA testing of evidence that was never tested can be performed!!
Hank Skinner is scheduled to be executed on March 24th!!
Alabama is among the nation's leaders for sentencing felons to life terms, and is tops in the percentage of black juveniles it locks up for life, according to a study
released Wednesday by The Sentencing Project.
In 2008, Alabama ranked third nationally in the percentage of inmates serving life terms, either with or without the
chance of parole, said the study, "No Exit: The
Expanding Use of Life Sentences in America."
By MICHAEL GRACZYK Associated Press
The U.S. Supreme Court Monday reversed a lower court decision that gave a new trial to a man condemned for killing an off-duty Houston police officer.
The high court told the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider its decision that Anthony Cardell Haynes, 31, of Houston, should get a new trial or be released from death row.
The New Orleans-based federal appeals court had ordered Haynes retried or released because a…Continue