On Saturday, August 5, former Texas Governor Mark White died in Houston at the age of 77. During his time as the 43rd governor of Texas from 1983 to 1987, […]
In this edition: Scheduled executions: One execution scheduled for August in Texas In case you missed it: Death Penalty Information Center releases mid-year report; U.S. Fifth Circuit rules in favor […]
In this edition: Scheduled executions: One execution scheduled for July in Texas Anniversary of Gregg v. Georgia: 41 years later In case you missed it: Jerry Hartfield released after 35 […]
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals (CCA) has stayed the execution of Kosoul Chanthakoummane and ordered the trial court to review claims of discredited forensic science. This marks the third case […]
In this edition: Scheduled executions and case updates: No executions will take place in Texas this month; Two individuals removed from death row In case you missed it: Willingham prosecutor […]
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals (CCA) has granted a stay of execution for Tilon Carter. Originally scheduled to be executed on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, Carter has spent 11 years on […]
In this edition of our monthly newsletter, you’ll find information about the two executions scheduled to occur in Texas in May, updates from the 85th Texas Legislature, and links to important information on the U.S. Supreme Court’s hearing of Davila v. Davis.
The State of Texas executed James Bigby around 6:00 PM tonight. Bigby was put to death for the 1987 murders of Michael R. Trekell and Jayson Kehler in Tarrant County. In his final statement, […]