Thursday, April 1, 2010

20 Years of Defending Death Row Inmates

"Attorney David Dow has made a career out of defending death row inmates in Texas — a state that boasts the highest number of death row executions nation-wide since 1976.

In the last twenty years, Dow has defended over 100 inmates sentenced to death. Many of his clients have died — most of them were guilty — but Dow says they should have been sentenced to life in prison instead of death at the hands of the state."

Read the rest of the story, as well as listen to the radio broadcast interview with Mr. Dow over on NPR.

The OCU Law Library owns The Autobiography of an Execution. Click here to request this title.