Dretke v. Haley

Haley was convicted in Texas state courts of a felony theft and sentenced as a habitual felony offender (extending his... Continued

Frew v. Hawkins

In 1996, Linda Frew and other citizens settled a class-action lawsuit in federal district court against the Texas... Continued

Medellín v. Dretke

A Texas trial court sentenced Medellin, a Mexican citizen, to death for participating in the gang rape and murder of... Continued

Smith v. Texas

LaRoyce Smith was convicted of murder and sentenced to death. In 2004, the Supreme Court overturned his death sentence... Continued

Panetti v. Quarterman

Scott Louis Panetti was convicted of the murder of his wife's parents and sentenced to death. He petitioned for a writ... Continued

Kennedy v. Louisiana

A Louisiana court found Patrick Kennedy guilty of raping his eight-year-old stepdaughter. Louisiana law allows the... Continued

Medellin v. Texas

Jose Medellin, a Mexican national, was convicted and sentenced to death for participating in the gang rape and murder... Continued