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TCADP April 2018 Alert: Focus on Wrongful Convictions

In this edition of our monthly e-newsletter, you’ll find information about executions, case updates, and announcements about upcoming events and film screenings featuring wrongful convictions.

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State of Texas executes Rosendo Rodriguez

Yesterday, March 27, the State of Texas executed Rosendo Rodriguez for the 2008 murder and assault of Summer Baldwin in Lubbock. The United States Supreme Court rejected Rodriguez’s final appeal just before 6:00 PM. According to the Texas Tribune, “In his final statement, Rodriguez called for an investigation into the Lubbock County district attorney and medical examiner, […]

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State of Texas scheduled to execute Rosendo Rodriguez

On March 27, the State of Texas is scheduled to execute Rosendo Rodriguez for the 2008 murder and assault of Summer Baldwin in Lubbock. In their latest appeal, Rodriguez’s attorneys claim prosecutors failed to disclose information regarding a 2015 settlement with the Lubbock County Medical Examiner’s office and Chief Medical Examiner Sridhar Natarajan. According to KCBD-11, […]

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TCADP February 2018 Alert: Countdown to the Annual Conference

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.

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Update: State of Texas executes two Dallas County individuals in one week

On July 16, 2013, the State of Texas executed John Quintanilla. Two days later the State put Ross Vaughn to death. That was the last time two executions were carried out in the same week in Texas, until now. On January 30, the State of Texas executed William Rayford for the 1999 murder of Carol Lynn Thomas Hall in […]

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State of Texas executes Anthony Shore

Yesterday, January 18, 2018, the State of Texas executed Anthony Shore for multiple murders in Harris County in the 1980s and 1990s. Sentenced in November 2004, Shore was the last white defendant to receive a death sentence in Harris County. Shore’s execution was the first to occur in Texas and the United States this year. Harris County accounts […]

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State of Texas scheduled to execute Anthony Shore

On January 18, the State of Texas is scheduled to execute Anthony Shore for multiple murders in Harris County in the 1980s and 1990s. Sentenced in November 2004, Shore is the last white defendant to receive a death sentence in Harris County. In October 2017, he received a 90-day reprieve due to his possible involvement in another case. According […]

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TCADP January 2018 Alert: A new year for justice

In this edition of our monthly alert, you’ll find information about the TCADP 2018 Annual Conference, as well as scheduled executions and upcoming events. You’ll also find links to recent articles and editorials about the demise of the death penalty.