StandDown Texas Project

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The Project identifies and advocates best practices in the indigent criminal justice system. The blog pays particular attention to issues involving capital punishment and the administration of the death penalty.

Author: Project director Steve Hall was chief of staff to the attorney general of Texas from 1983-1991; he was an administrator of the Texas Resource Center from 1993-1995. He has worked for the U.S. Congress and several Texas legislators. Hall is a former journalist.

Related Categories: States | Criminal Justice | Death Penalty | Public Defenders | Texas | Sentencing/Post Conviction

Recent Posts from StandDown Texas Project

Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
Posted: Nov 14, 2014, 10:36 am CST
An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
Posted: Nov 13, 2014, 6:29 pm CST
An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
Posted: Nov 12, 2014, 1:36 pm CST
A Message From StandDown
Posted: Nov 12, 2014, 1:25 pm CST
O'Malley Should End State Death Sentences
Posted: Nov 12, 2014, 12:47 pm CST
Clemency Petition Filed in Scott Panetti's Case
Posted: Nov 12, 2014, 11:17 am CST
Lame Duck Legislative Session in Ohio
Posted: Nov 11, 2014, 1:11 pm CST
In Pennsylvania
Posted: Nov 10, 2014, 1:57 pm CST
Darby Tillis
Posted: Nov 10, 2014, 1:47 pm CST