David R. Dow

David R. Dow is the Cullen Professor at the University of Houston Law Center, where he teaches and writes in the areas of constitutional law and theory, First Amendment, contracts, and death penalty law. The founder of the Texas Innocence Network, Dow also runs a death penalty clinic, and he and his team have represented more than one hundred death row inmates in their state and federal appeals. Dow’s memoir, The Autobiography of and Execution, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle award and the winner of the Barnes and Noble Discovery Award for nonfiction. His next book, Things I’ve Learned from Dying, was named by NPR as one of the best books of 2014. Confessions of an Innocent Man is his first novel.

Books by David R. Dow
Confessions of an Innocent Man