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In-depth Look at Recent Death Penalty Trends in Texas

The Crime Report, an independent non-partisan medium for issues relating to crime and justice, published an article on March 7, 2010 called “The Death Penalty in Texas: A Change in […]

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CNN Profile of Catholic Death Row Ministry founder

In the February 2010 issue of U.S. Catholic, Frisco, Texas resident Michael Denson, founder of the Catholic Death Row Ministry was profiled. As a child, Denson’s mother wrote to prison […]

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Sister Helen Prejean speaks to Houston Chronicle About Upcoming TCADP Sponsored Engagement

Houston Chronicle contributor Lisa Falkenberg reported on the upcoming speaking engagement of Sister Helen Prejean at the University of Houston-Downtown on Wednesday, March 3, 2010. The event is being co-sponsored […]

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Texas Democratic Debate Address to Death Penalty Allowed for Much Needed Forum on Change

After this weeks Democratic Governor debate between Farouk Sham and Bill White, Michael Landauer, an editor with the Dallas Morning News, reminded us all about the importance of remaining credible […]

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Cost of the Death Penalty Trials Deterring Prosecutors

According to an article in today’s Amarillo Globe-News, “Death penalty pursuit: cost vs. certainty” (February 1, 2010), local prosecutors are weighing the cost of death penalty trials when deciding whether […]

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Press Release: TCADP Report Shows New Death Sentences in Texas at Record Low

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday, December 7, 2009 CONTACT: Kristin Houl√©, Executive Director512-441-1808 (office); 512-751-7009 (cell),khoule@tcadp.org TCADP Report Shows New Death Sentences in Texas at Record LowConcerns about Wrongful Execution Spark Scrutiny […]

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Death Row Survivor to Come to Texas!

From November 8-12, 2009, TCADP will be traveling throughout the Rio Grande Valley with “Witness to Injustice: A Speakers’ Tour Featuring Death Row Survivor Juan Roberto Melendez-Colon.” Your support of […]

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MVFR Seeks Texas-Based Organizer

TCADP coalition partner Murder Victims’ Families for Reconciliation (MVFR) seeks to hire a National/Texas Organizer. This person will be based in Texas and will work closely with TCADP to reach […]