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Sanders: Time to End the Death Penalty in Texas

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram features a new piece by regular columnist Bob Ray Sanders entitled “Time to End the Death Penalty in Texas” (April 10, 2012).  In his column, Sanders […]

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State of Texas Executes Jesse Hernandez

Last night, March 28, 2012, the State of Texas executed Jesse Hernandez for the murder of 10-month-old Karlos Borjas in 2001.   Hernandez and his wife were babysitting Karlos and his […]

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Dallas County Judge Rules Death Penalty Unconstitutional, Later Recused

On December 19, 2011, during a pre-trial hearing in the Dallas County capital murder case of Roderick Harris, state District Judge Teresa Hawthorne ruled that Texas’ death penalty statute is […]

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TCADP 2011 Annual Report: Texas Carries Out Fewest Executions Since 1996

Today, December 15, 2011, the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (TCADP) released its annual report, Texas Death Penalty Developments in 2011: The Year in Review. According to the report, executions in Texas dropped to the lowest number since 1996 and death sentences remained at a historic low level this year.

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Crime Victim Calls for Forgiveness

Texas death row inmate Mark Stroman faces a July 20 execution date for the racially-motivated killing of Vasudev Patel, an Indian of the Hindu faith who owned a gas station and […]

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Dallas Chapter to Host Legislative Training

The Legislative Training put on by Les Breeding, TCADP Board Member and Anita Grabowski, NCADP Texas Campaign Coordinator is coming up! WHAT: Legislative Training covering the following: * Legislative Process […]

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New TX Death Sentence

On Friday, June 18, 2010, a Dallas County jury sentenced Donald Andrew Bess to death for the rape and murder of SMU student Angela Samota in 1984. The case had […]

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TCADP Conference Registration Cost Changes Tomorrow!

Pre-Register by February 1, 2010: TCADP Member $45, Non-Member $55, Student $25After February 1, 2010: TCADP Member $50, Non-Member $60, Student $25 Hope to see you in Dallas on February […]