Max Soffar, who spent 35 years on Texas’ death row – died of complications from liver cancer on Sunday, April 24, 2016. He was diagnosed in the fall of 2014, when doctors told him he had only months to live. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit was scheduled to hear oral arguments […]
Earlier this month, Amnesty International released its annual global report, “Death Sentences and Executions 2015.” As the name indicates, the report covers the judicial use of the death penalty throughout the world from January to December 2015. At least 1,634 people were put to death worldwide in 2015, which 573 more executions than documented in […]
In this edition of our monthly e-newsletter, you’ll find information about our 2016 Annual Conference: At the Epicenter of the Death Penalty. You’ll also find links to a new report on veterans on death row; coverage of declining death sentences in Texas; and TCADP’s Fall 2015 Newsletter.
In this edition of our monthly e-newsletter, you’ll find information about three recent death penalty trials in Texas, the National Association of Evangelicals’ new position on the death penalty, and featured events in El Paso, Huntsville, and North Texas.
In this edition of our monthly e-newsletter, you’ll find case updates for Scott Panetti and Julius Murphy and a more information about the Pope’s call for “global abolition.” This edition also marks the opening of online registration for the 2016 TCADP Annual Conference. In this edition: Scheduled executions: Dallas County schedules first execution of the […]