Category: TDS News

Support Ramiro’s Transformation By Signing This Petition to Save His Life

Support Ramiro’s Transformation By Signing This Petition to Save His Life

Dear Friends: Ramiro Gonzales is a living, breathing example of our human capacity to transform and heal. And now Ramiro wants to give life to others: Over the past year and a half, on the inspiration of a spiritual counselor, Ramiro has sought to become an in vivo kidney donor, and donate his kidney as […]

The Doctor Who Once Called Ramiro a Danger Says He Was Wrong

The Doctor Who Once Called Ramiro a Danger Says He Was Wrong

Dear Friends: When Ramiro Gonzales was tried for a capital crime he committed when he was barely 18 years old, psychiatrist Edward B. Gripon testified for the prosecutor that Ramiro posed a future danger to society. Dr. Gripon now says he was wrong; Ramiro should live. After conducting another psychiatric evaluation of Ramiro this year, […]

Texas Defender Service’s New Executive Director

Texas Defender Service’s New Executive Director

Dear Friends, Today I have the pleasure of writing to you as Texas Defender Service‚Äôs new Executive Director. I am honored to take the helm at TDS and lead our incredible, vibrant team in our mission to build a fairer and more just criminal punishment system in Texas. Against the odds, TDS has, since its […]