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Steve Hall


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This collection documents Steve Hall’s work with and knowledge of criminal justice and the death penalty, especially in Texas.


Hall, Steve
Date Coverage:
14 cubic ft. (about 14 boxes)

Steve Hall is currently communications specialist for the Texas Defender Service. From 2000-2015, Hall was the founding director of the StandDown Texas Project, which identified and advocated best practices in the criminal justice system, with a special emphasis on capital punishment in Texas. Earlier he served as chief of staff to the Attorney General of Texas from 1983-1991, and was an administrator of the Texas Resource Center, a nonprofit that recruited and assisted private lawyers handling death penalty cases, from 1993-1995.

This collection documents Hall’s work with and knowledge of criminal justice and the death penalty, especially in Texas. It includes records from StandDown Texas, the Texas Resource Center and the Texas Defender Service, including correspondence, clippings and publications, press releases, subject files, case files, legislative materials, and reports, newsletters, and other records from advocacy organizations.

The collection is unprocessed and is likely disorganized. Individual items may be difficult to find.

All items in this collection were transferred to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives.

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Published: 2018-03-06 06:35:34 -0500

Encoded in EAD by Brian Keough, 2016 December 26

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Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Steve Hall, 1978-2010. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Steve Hall).