Tuesday, August 21, 2007
University of Texas at Austin Law School CrimProf Rob Owen, who is also co-director of UT Law School’s Capital Punishment Clinic, is quoted several times in an interview with K-UT Radio for a news story on the intersection of art and capital punishment. “Art and the Death Penalty” aired on Monday, August 20, 2007.
Professor Owen has defended people facing the death penalty since 1989 at every level of the state and federal court system, including arguing successfully at the United States Supreme Court (Tennard v. Dretke (2004), Abdul-Kabir v. Quarterman (2007), and Brewer v. Quarterman (2007)). He is a recipient of the Thurgood Marshall Award, recognizing his work in fighting the death penalty, from the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. Listen. . . [Mark Godsey]