Entries tagged with “Obel Cruz-Garcia

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Mar 24, 2023

REPRESENTATION: Why Poor People in Texas End Up on Death Row and Face Execution

An in-depth piece in the Huffington Post exam­ines Harris County’s (Texas) sys­tem for pro­vid­ing rep­re­sen­ta­tion to those fac­ing the death penal­ty who can­not afford their own attor­ney. The process is explored through the sto­ry of Obel Cruz-Garcia, a pris­on­er on Texas’ death row.