Anthony Graves’ Blog

Welcome to my blog. I plan to write about my experiences in prison and my current life. I'll also post news stories that I find of interest. We'll see how this develops!

June 13, 2017

Anthony Graves Speaks About Death Row Solitary

Anthony Graves emerged from solitary confinement over six years ago to become a national crusader for justice reform, but it took a recent report by researchers […]
June 5, 2017

Interview with Anthony Graves

An interview with Anthony Graves regarding changes to Habeas Corpus law.
June 5, 2017

Texas Monthly Article About My Story: Innocence Lost

NOTE: This story is from Texas Monthly in 2010. We’re posting it in its entirety to preserve it. There is a link to the original story […]
May 30, 2017

Wrongly Convicted Man Names Scholarship for Lawyer Who Fought to Set Him Free

Having spent 18 years incarcerated — 12 of them on death row — for a crime he didn’t commit, Graves could have remained bitter or sought […]
May 26, 2017

Interview with Justin Randle

Justin Randle is an independent journalist from Melbourne, Australia. Below is an interview conducted via email in 2013. ( 1) How did I survive my experience? […]
May 24, 2017

What Do Exonerations Tell Us About The Death Penalty And The Criminal Justice System? | KERA News

Public radio stations from across the state collaborated on this series looking at the death penalty in Texas – its history, how it’s changed, whom it […]
May 10, 2017

Man freed after 22 years in prison for wrongful conviction

A man who spent 22 years in prison for a double murder he said he didn’t commit walked free Monday. Calvin Buari, 46, had been charged […]
May 5, 2017

My death row experience: missing the lives of my children

If you conducted a poll asking the public to identify the men on death row with a handful of monikers, “father” would likely fall very low […]
May 4, 2017

Prosecutor moves to free Cleveland man wrongfully convicted of killing girlfriend in 1994

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Michael O’Malley’s Office on Monday filed a motion to vacate the 1995 murder conviction of a man who’s spent 23 years […]
May 4, 2017

My death row experience: watching men waiting to die

I was three weeks into life on death row when a killing came calling. Over the course of my twelve years there, I’d eventually see the […]
May 3, 2017

Koch Industries exec calls for criminal justice reform in Louisiana

A top executive with Koch Industries laid out the conservative case for criminal justice reform in Louisiana to a group of state lawmakers and business leaders […]
May 3, 2017

Riddle’s Painting

November 17, 1994 Death row seeks to reduce people to the worst thing they’ve ever done. But relationships aren’t built on conversations about a man’s depravity. […]
May 2, 2017

Doctor shortage at CA state prison Sacramento hurts care

Investigators can’t say for sure that poor medical care contributed to the death of an inmate with a common heart condition at a high-security prison east […]
May 2, 2017

Federal Judge Says Harris County Bail System Is Unfair to Poor Defendants

In a historic decision, a federal judge has found that Harris County’s bail system infringes on the rights of poor people charged with non-violent offenses, granting […]
May 1, 2017

The Tragic Life and Cruel Execution of Ledell Lee

Ledell Lee was put to death by the state of Arkansas last week. He was the first of three men killed by the state in a […]