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Cameron Todd Willingham Execution

More Evidence That Texas Executed An Innocent Man

The New York Times | Posted 02.28.2014 | Crime

In the 10 years since Texas executed Cameron Todd Willingham after convicting him on charges of setting his house on fire and murdering his three youn...

Michael McLaughlin

'Wrongfully Executed' Man's Family Tries Again To Clear His Name

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 10.25.2012 | Crime

Relatives of a Texas man they believe was wrongfully executed appealed to state officials on Oct. 24 to posthumously pardon him. The conviction o...

Michael McLaughlin

'Texas Wrongfully Executed' An Innocent Man, Judge Wrote In Secret Exoneration

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 05.21.2012 | Crime

A Texas judge who reviewed the controversial 2004 execution of Cameron Todd Willingham planned to posthumously exonerate the father who was put to dea...

Jason Linkins

Carlos DeLuna And Cameron Todd Willingham: The Sad Similarities

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.16.2012 | Crime

During the Supreme Court's 2006 adjudication of Cameron v. Marsh, Justice Antonin Scalia had this to say about what would happen if an innocent person...

Jason Linkins

An Interview With Steve Mims And Joe Bailey Jr., The Filmmakers Behind Willingham Documentary

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.29.2011 | Media

Incendiary: The Willingham Case has become an essential part of the canon of journalism devoted to the trial and execution of Cameron Todd Willingham. For those who advocate against the death penalty, it depicts their nightmare realized.

Jason Linkins

Rick Perry's Next Controversial Execution Comes Thursday

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

Having devoted significant attention to Rick Perry's role in the execution of Cameron Todd Willingham, let's turn our attention to what could potentia...

Jason Linkins

Sam Bassett Responds To Halt Of Investigation: 'It Is A Sad Day For Criminal Justice In Texas'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics

In the long saga of the Cameron Todd Willingham case, which we've detailed here, comes another disappointing turn. Per the Houston Chronicle: A sta...

Jason Linkins

Rick Perry's Lawyers 'Read The Riot Act' To Cameron Todd Willingham Investigator

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.08.2011 | Media

I was disappointed that Brian Williams, faced with the golden opportunity to specifically cite the Cameron Todd Willingham case in his debate interrogation of Rick Perry, instead opted for a more generic set of questions on the death penalty.

Jason Linkins

Rick Perry Deserves Scrutiny For His Role In The Execution Of Cameron Todd Willingham

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.02.2011 | Media

In the three weeks since Texas Gov. Rick Perry stormed into the 2012 presidential race, bigfooting past the Ames Straw Poll and surging to frontrunner...

Shouting from the Rooftops

Diann Rust-Tierney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diann Rust-Tierney

Attention has re-focused on the case of one of the four innocent and executed, Cameron Todd Willingham. His story was recently highlighted in a chilling and compelling New Yorker article.

Cameron Todd Willingham: Did Texas Execute An Innocent Man?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Huffington Post blogger Barry Scheck, of the Innocence Project, weighs in on the new evidence revealed by an investigative report in the New Yorker on...