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State of Texas executes Robert Fratta

Tonight, January 10, 2023, the State of Texas carried out its first execution of the year, putting Robert Fratta to death. Fratta, a former Missouri City police officer, maintained his […]

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State of Texas executes Stephen Barbee

Last night, November 16, 2022, the State of Texas executed Stephen Barbee despite the violation of his constitutional right to a fair trial that occurred when his lawyers unexpectedly and impermissibly […]


State of Texas executes Tracy Beatty

On November 9, 2022, the State of Texas executed Tracy Beatty. He was convicted of killing his mother, Carolyn Click, in Smith County in 2003. Beatty faced execution in March 2020 […]

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State of Texas executes John Ramirez

Last night, October 5, 2022, the State of Texas put John Ramirez to death. He was convicted of killing Pablo Castro in Corpus Christi in 2004. Ramirez was 20 years old […]

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TCADP October 2022 Newsletter: Texas Board rejects clemency for John Ramirez

In this edition: Scheduled executions: John Ramirez faces execution on Wednesday despite District Attorney’s request to withdraw the date; Board declines to recommend clemency Case updates: Bell County drops death […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]