The Columbia Human Rights Law Review (HRLR) is proud to devote Issue 3 of Volume 43 in its entirety to Los Tocayos Carlos by James S. Liebman, Shawn Crowley, Andrew Markquart, Lauren Rosenberg, Lauren Gallo White, and Daniel Zharkovsky. This book-length article presents the story of how the state of Texas executed Carlos DeLuna for a murder Carlos Hernandez likely committed. Click here to access the Los Tocayos Carlos website.

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