The Execution of Cameron Todd Willingham: Junk Science, an Innocent Man, and the Politics of Death

By Paul C. Giannelli / Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-18 , on 1 January 2011

The case of Cameron Todd Willingham has become infamous and was enmeshed in the death penalty debate and the reelection of Texas Governor Rick Perry, who refused to grant a stay of execution. The governor has since attempted to derail an investigation by the Texas Forensic Science Commission.

  • Document type Article
  • Countries list United States
  • Themes list Innocence,