Breaking: Texas Governor Greg Abbott has accepted the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles recommendation of clemency for Thomas Whitaker, who was scheduled to be executed in Huntsville just 30 minutes from now. It is the first such commutation in Texas since 2007. Whitaker will now serve life in prison without the possibility of parole. Read the […]
Today, the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles voted unanimously to recommend clemency for Thomas Whitaker. It is an exceptionally rare decision for the Board, whose members are appointed by the Governor. It is now up to Texas Governor Greg Abbott to decide whether to accept their recommendation. Since 1976, the Board of Pardons and […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, February 13, 2018 CONTACT: Kristin Houlé, TCADP Executive Director 512-441-1808 (office); 512-552-5948 (cell) firstname.lastname@example.org TCADP Annual Conference to Address Changing Death Penalty Landscape Statewide gathering will honor advocates, exonorees, faith leaders, and victim survivors (Austin, Texas) — Advocates from across […]
In this edition of our monthly alert, you’ll find details about the TCADP 2018 Annual Conference, as well as information about scheduled executions and important dates for the 2018 Primary Election.