Notes of explanation:
This information has been compiled from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) and various news sources. Please note that these figures correspond with the county in which the case originated, not where the trial occurred. This information is current as of November 20, 2015.
TCADP’s most recent year end report, Texas Death Penalty Developments in 2015: The Year in Review, is available online here. Contact Kristin Houlé at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a copy directly via email.
Click here for a map of new death sentences by county from 2011 to 2015.
Infographics are available here.