By Execution Watch
HUNTSVILLE, TEXAS - For the second time in as many weeks, Texas is preparing to execute a black man who was a teenager when he allegedly committed murder.
Anthony Doyle is petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to stay his execution, scheduled for Thursday. If the high court rules against him, Execution Watch will provide live coverage of the state-sanctioned killing.
RADIO SHOW PREVIEW
Unless a stay is issued, we'll broadcast live:
Thursday, March 27, 2014, 6-7 PM Central Time
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TEXAS PLANS TO EXECUTE:
ANTHONY DOYLE, convicted of beating to death a doughnut delivery woman in suburban Dallas when he was 18 years old. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals turned down his appeal in July, rejecting arguments that his confession was involuntary, his legal help at trial was deficient, and his sentence was unconstitutional.
Host: RAY HILL, an ex-convict and activist who founded, and hosted for 30 years, The Prison Show on KPFT. His internet radio show airs Wednesdays at 2 PM CT.: hmsnetradio.org.
Legal Analyst: JIM SKELTON, a legal educator, retired attorney and native Texan who has seen capital trials as a prosecutor and a defense attorney. Also, Houston criminal defense attorneys SUSAN ASHLEY, LARRY DOUGLAS, MICHAEL GILLESPIE & JACK LEE.
Featured Interview: TBA.
Reporter, Outside the Death House, Huntsville: DR. DENNIS LONGMIRE, Professor of Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University.
Reporter, Vigil, Houston: DAVE ATWOOD, founder and former board member, Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, www.tcadp.org.
NEXT SCHEDULED EXECUTION
On April 3, Texas plans to kill TOMMY SELLS. If it does, Execution Watch will air.
PRODUCER: Elizabeth, eliza.tx.usa @gmail.com.
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR: Otis Maclay.
VIDEO PHOTOGRAPHER: Mark Pirtle
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