Categories
Anthony Bartee Anthony Graves Carlos Deluna exoneration Gallup poll wrongful execution

June 2012 Alert: On the Road to Abolition, Abundant Evidence of Wrongful Convictions/Executions, and More!

n this monthly alert, you will find opportunities to get involved on the local level and recent death penalty developments. We encourage you to attend upcoming events and become a TCADP member today. Thank you for joining us as we seize the momentum to end the death penalty once and for all! In This Edition: Scheduled Executions Upcoming Events […]

Categories
abolition Carlos Deluna death penalty Houston Chronicle Life in prison without parole Texas wrongful execution

Houston Chronicle Editorial: Death penalty perils

This week, the Houston Chronicle affirmed its call for the abolition of the death penalty in an editorial focused on the wrongful execution of Carlos DeLuna (“Death penalty perils,” May 24, 2012).  Here are excerpts: We have noted before, as have other observers, that the death penalty in Texas is all too often plagued by […]

Categories
Carlos Deluna Dallas Morning News execution innocence Texas wrongful execution

Dallas Morning News Editorial: Carlos DeLuna death case is unnerving

A new editorial published yesterday by the Dallas Morning News (“Carlos DeLuna death case is unnerving, “May 16, 2012) comments on the new investigation into his wrongful execution, noting that “the findings should nauseate those who trust that only the greatest care, the most professional police work, the most rigorous jury and appellate review take […]

Categories
Carlos Deluna court-appointed attorneys death penalty execution eyewitness identification Texas wrongful execution

TCADP Press Release: Did Texas Execute an Innocent Man?

A book-length article published today in the Columbia University Human Rights Law Review sheds new light on the case of Carlos DeLuna – who was executed by the State of Texas on December 7, 1989 for the 1983 murder of convenience store clerk Wanda Lopez in Corpus Christi – and seeks to answer haunting questions as to whether he was in fact innocent of this crime.

Categories
Cameron Todd Willingham Carlos Deluna Claude Jones wrongful execution Wrongfully Convicted

New “Wrongful Execution” Webpage

In light of the developments in the Carlos Deluna case as highlighted on www.thewrongcarlos.net, TCADP has responded by creating a new Wrongful Execution webpage listing information on at least three known cases of probable wrongful execution:  Carlos DeLuna, Claude Jones, and Cameron Todd Willingham. Learn more about these Texas cases and how you can get […]

Categories
At the Death House Door Carlos Deluna death penalty Rev. Carroll Pickett SXSW film Festival

"At the Death House Door" World Premiere

A number of TCADP board members and supporters attended the debut Sunday afternoon at the Paramount theatre in Austin, TX. The debut was well attended and well received. It is a great film. Do your best to attend a screening or see it when it airs on the Independent Film Channel, May 29! As dates […]