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Speech or Spite: The Confederate Flag Controversy

The State of Texas has a lengthy history of an interest in secession. In fact, not long after the Confederacy was formed the state actually booted governor Sam Houston out of office in 1861 just to ensure that they could join the Confederacy. Of course that wasn’t the first time Texas was opposed to being […]

Cameron Todd Willingham Appeals Texas Conviction

Cameron Todd Willingham Appeals Conviction in Texas On a chilly December day in 1991, a home in Corsicana, Texas caught fire. On this day in 1991 four members of the Willingham family were inside the home: a two-year-old named Amber, two one-year-old twins named Karmon and Kameron and the girls father, Cameron Todd Willingham. The […]

Rodney Reed Stays Death Penalty in Texas Execution for Murder of Stacey Stites

Rodney Reed Gets A Stay of Execution in Texas Death Penalty Case Rodney Reed has been a Texas death row inmate since his trial for the 1996 murder of Stacey Stites. Stites was the 19-year-old fiancée of Officer Jimmy Fennell. During his trial, the state argued that Reed had raped and murdered the 19-year-old, and […]

Mallorie’s Law in Texas

Mallorie’s: New Year, New Laws January 1st is often the magic date when last years bills become this years laws. The tiresome work of the 2014 Texas legislators will now become the rules under which 2015 Texas residents conduct themselves. Sometimes these laws are underpublicized, leaving the public unaware of the new codes of conduct. […]

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