Entries tagged with “Robert Roberson

Policy Issues



United States Supreme Court


Jun 15, 2023

Scientists, Physicians, Retired Federal Judges, and Innocence Groups File Amicus Briefs in Support of Robert Roberson, Texas Man Convicted and Sentenced to Death in Shaken Baby Syndrome” Case

On June 15, 2023, five ami­cus briefs were filed with the United States Supreme Court in sup­port of Robert Roberson (pic­tured with his daugh­ter, Nikki), a Texas death-sen­tenced pris­on­er who has long claimed to be inno­cent of caus­ing the death of hi…


Executions Overview


Oct 13, 2016

Texas Executions Drop to Lowest Level in 20 Years

Texas is poised to have the fewest num­ber of exe­cu­tions in 20 years. As of October, the state has exe­cut­ed sev­en pris­on­ers in 2016, with just one more exe­cu­tion sched­uled this cal­en­dar year. The total would mark the fewest exe­cu­tions in t…