Media Advisory
From the Office of State Senator Rodney Ellis

For Immediate Release
May 19 2004
Contact: Kenneth Besserman, (512) 463-0113

Criminal Justice and Mental Health Advocates to Hold Press Conference

A group of mental health advocates will hold a news conference to discuss the aftermath of the Board of Pardons and Paroles recommendation of clemency in the case of Kelsey Patterson and the Governor's rejection of clemency.

A statement from one or more lawmakers is expected to be available at the news conference.

What:
Criminal Justice and Mental Health Experts
When:
Thursday, May 20, 2004, at 11:00 a.m.
Where:
Lt. Governor's Press Conference Room 2E.9 of the Texas State Capitol.

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