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State of Texas executes Kosoul Chanthakoummane

On August 17, 2022, the State of Texas executed Kosoul Chanthakoummane for the murder of Sarah Walker in Collin County in 2006. He was the second person put to death by the State of Texas this year and the ninth person convicted in Collin County to be executed. Chanthakoummane also faced execution in 2021 and […]

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TCADP August 2022 Newsletter: A father’s plea for mercy

In this edition Scheduled executions: Victim’s father opposed the death penalty for Kosoul Chanthakoummane, who is set to be executed by the State of Texas on August 17 In case you missed it: “Wrongful Conviction” podcast spotlights the Texas death penalty case of Robert Roberson Featured events: BookPeople in Austin to host Chris Fabricant, author of Junk […]

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TCADP July 2022 Newsletter: One week to stop the execution of Ramiro Gonzales

In this edition Scheduled executions: Ramiro Gonzales, facing execution on July 13, seeks clemency; judge rejects motion to withdraw execution date for John Ramirez In case you missed it: U.S. Supreme Court refuses to grant relief to Terence Andrus, despite its own ruling in the Texas death penalty case two years ago; Tarrant County jury rejects the […]

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State of Texas Executes Carl Buntion

UPDATE: Tonight the State of Texas put to death Carl Wayne Buntion, the first execution in the state in over six months. At age 78, Buntion is the oldest person executed by the State of Texas. We are grateful to his attorneys, who fought valiantly to stop his execution, and to everyone who supported Buntion’s […]

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Support Clemency for Carl Wayne Buntion

The State of Texas is scheduled to execute Carl Wayne Buntion, who just turned 78 and has spent more than 30 years on death row, on April 21, 2022. Buntion was convicted and sentenced to death in 1991 for killing Houston Police Officer James Irby. Eighteen years later, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ordered […]

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TCADP March 2022 Newsletter: Today is election day in the Texas Primary!

In this edition Scheduled executions: Texas set to resume executions next week after five-month hiatus 2022 Texas Primary Election: Important District Attorney races are on the ballot in Dallas, Tarrant and Bexar counties, among others In case you missed it: District Attorneys nationwide, including three in Texas, pledge to effectively end the death penalty TCADP 2022 Annual Conference: Thank […]

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TCADP February Newsletter: Get ready for the Texas 2022 Primary Election!

In this edition Scheduled executions: Take action to stop the execution of Melissa Lucio TCADP 2022 Annual Conference: Join us on February 26, 2022 for a day of information and inspiration Texas 2022 Primary Election: Early voting begins February 14, 2022 with important District Attorney races on the ballot in Dallas and Tarrant counties In case […]

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State of Texas executes Rick Rhoades

Update, 9/29/21: The State of Texas executed Rick Rhoades last night after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to issue a stay. Rhoades’ attorneys had sought juror information that might have called into question the fairness of his 1992 trial. Rhoades is the third person put to death in Texas this year. Four more executions are […]