The Darlie Routier Case
TEXAS DEFENDER SERVCIE




     
Lethal Indifference: The Fatal Combination of Incompetent Attorneys and Unaccountable Courts
Read TDS's new report, Lethal Indifference: The Fatal Combination of Incompetent Attorneys and Unaccountable Courts, which has been extensively covered in the national media. The following files are available in Adobe Acrobat .pdf format:
Acknowledgements, Table of Contents, and Preface
Executive Summary
Report: Main Chapters
Appendices


     
A State of Denial: Texas Justice and the Death Penalty
"A State of Denial:Texas Justice and the Death Penalty" - A report about all Death Row Trials that have come to conclusion since the reinstatement of the Texas Death penalty. This report provides a comp rehensive review of the prosecutorial misconduct, falsified evidence and testimony, police misconduct and corruption that take place in high profile, career making death penalty cases of the Texas Justice System.
Part 1Introduction and Executive Summary
Chapter 1Brief Overview
Chapter 2Official Misconduct
Chapter 3Junk Science
Chapter 4Race and the Death Penalty
Chapter 5Mental Retardation
Chapter 6Inadequacy of Counsel
Chapter 7Sham Appeals
Chapter 8Myth of Meaningful Review
Chapter 9A Bitter Harvest