Late last night, on October 10, 2023, the State of Texas executed Jedidiah Murphy after the U.S. Supreme Court denied his final appeal. Earlier in the evening, the Court vacated […]
In this edition Scheduled executions: Texas scheduled to execute two men this month, despite the fact their juries did not hear critical mitigating evidence about their backgrounds TCADP 2023 Annual […]
In this edition: Scheduled executions: State of Texas set to execute two men this month; both had previous execution dates in the past two years Case updates: U.S. Supreme Court […]
In this edition: Scheduled executions: No executions set for Texas until March 2022 In case you missed it: U.S. Supreme Court considers whether individuals have the right to spoken prayers […]
In this edition: Scheduled executions: Six Texas executions currently scheduled for the Fall of 2021 Case updates: Ruben Gutierrez, who faces execution in October, continues to seek DNA testing; Rodney Reed returns […]
Update: The Texas Attorney General has appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to overturn the stay. Check back for new developments. Earlier today, a federal […]
The fourth and final execution scheduled to occur in Texas in October has been stayed (the three other execution dates were stayed or withdrawn, as well). Earlier today, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals granted a stay to Ruben Gutierrez.
In this edition of our monthly alert, you’ll learn about the most recent state to abandon the death penalty. There’s also a legislative recap and details about special events this month in Dallas and Houston.