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Humberto Leal Garcia

The Vienna Convention, Syria and the United States

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 09.12.2011 | World
Christopher Brauchli

Our country, right or wrong. When right, to be kept right; when wrong, to be put right. Carl Schurz, Address at Anti-Imperialistic Conference 1899 I...

John Rudolf

Mexican Man Executed In Texas Despite Appeal By Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 12.01.2011 | Politics

Texas executed a Mexican man on Thursday night after shrugging off concerns voiced by Obama administration lawyers and a broad cross-section of legal ...

Can The Death Penalty Deliver Justice Or Peace?

Michele Somerville | Posted 09.06.2011 | Religion
Michele Somerville

While I find it almost impossible to sympathize with Humberto Leal García Jr.'s suffering, I believe, as a person of faith, it is unjust and immoral for any state in the United States to put this killer to death.

Supreme Court Refuses To Stop Texas From Executing Man Despite White House Warning

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics

[UPDATE - 7:48 p.m. ET] - CNN reports that Humberto Leal "has been executed by lethal injection in Texas." ORIGINAL STORY BELOW: The U.S. Suprem...

Proposed Legislation Providing Consular Access Holds Lives in the Balance

Ginny Sloan | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics
Ginny Sloan

The Consular Notification Compliance Act has significant implications for the many foreign nationals currently on death row, such as Humberto Leal Garcia, a Mexican national scheduled for execution in less than a month.