In this edition: Check out the TCADP Summer 2013 Newsletter, read about the FBI’s investigation into potentially faulty science in 27 death penalty cases, hear Anthony Graves’ perspective on solitary confinement, and look for upcoming events in your area – including a Sister Helen Prejean visit in September.
We are grateful to everyone who contacted the members of the House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee last month to urge hearings on House Bills 1703, 2458, and 2614, and to the intrepid members of the TCADP Lobby Corps who stayed with us at the Capitol until midnight on Monday. Please make one more call (or email) to the Committee members this week to thank them for conducting fair and open hearings on HB 1703 and HB 2458 and urge their support for repealing the death penalty in Texas.
In This Edition: Scheduled Executions Recent News – Including the TCADP Fall Newsletter! Upcoming Events Take Action Today! – Complete a Member Survey! Calendar Executions The State of Texas is scheduled to carry out three executions this month: November 8: Mario Swain November 14: Ramon Hernandez November 15: Preston Hughes Read more about these […]
In This Edition: Scheduled Executions Recent News Summer Newsletter Upcoming Events and Announcements Calendar Executions Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Stays Execution of Marcus Druery Late last week, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals granted a stay of execution to Marcus Druery. Druery was scheduled to be executed today, August 1, for the 2002 murder of […]
In this issue: Bexar County Campaign hosting Juan Melendez Tour; Facebook/Twitter Interview with Anthony Graves; Voices of Texas: National Crime Victims’ Rights Week; Death Penalty Developments; TCADP Annual Conference Wrapup; TCADP Member Highlight – Bryand Spencer, El Paso; News from the Field