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Duane Buck

ASSURING THAT PROCEDURAL DEFAULTS DON'T DEFEAT JUSTICE

Joel Cohen | Posted 10.13.2016 | Crime
Joel Cohen

There's no question that Duane Edward Buck, a black man (yes, it is relevant) committed an horrendous double murder in Texas in 1995 - he shot his for...

Supreme Court May Side With Inmate Who Was Sentenced To Death Because He Is Black

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 10.06.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― All Texas death-row prisoner Duane Buck wants is a piece of paper from a judge. If the Supreme Court agrees that he deserves it, the pa...

Death By Blackness

Shane Claiborne | Posted 04.26.2016 | Politics
Shane Claiborne

Duane has made his last appeal to the United States Supreme Court. My hope and prayer is that the Supreme Court will fix this injustice once and for all. Let justice prevail. No one should be killed because they are black.

Man On Death Row Because In Texas, Being Black Means You're Dangerous?

The Grio | Eric Guster | Posted 10.20.2014 | Black Voices

Justice should be blind. It should be blind to race, income, class and other factors. However, in the case of Duane Buck, race played a major factor i...

Study Reveals Shocking Connection Between Race And Capital Punishment In Texas

www.chron.com | Posted 11.15.2011 | Black Voices

The connection between race and capital punishment has been a hot topic this year, and it's likely to remain one after a new study found a shocking pa...

Mike Sacks

Justices Refuse To Hear Death Penalty Case Raising Racism Issue

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Monday morning declined to hear a controversial death penalty case out of Texas and agreed to hear oral argument on...

Texas Death Row Inmate Denied Supreme Court Hearing

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal from a Texas death row inmate who won a last-minute reprieve from the high court in Sept...

Rick Perry Responds To Supreme Court's Decision In Death Penalty Case

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry -- who as Texas governor has overseen the execution of 235 convicted killers -- said Friday that he “resp...

Celebrating The Interruption Of Death

Shane Claiborne | Posted 11.16.2011 | Religion
Shane Claiborne

It is this dual conviction that no one is above reproach and that no one is beyond redemption that lies at the heart of our faith. Undoubtedly it's why the early Christians were characterized by non-violence.

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...