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Profile On Soon To Be Executed Texas Death Row Inmate, Linda Carty

Bianca Jagger, an international human right’s activist, Council of Europe Goodwill Ambassador, and the founder and chair of the Biana Jagger Human Rights Foundation, wrote a death row profile in […]

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Justice and Conviction Rates; Additional Coverage of Hank Skinner

The question of convicting the innocent has become all too common a topic in recent months. In October an explosive article by The New Yorker gave life once again to […]

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DNA testing works, but not if we fail to utilize it

By SAM MILLSAP March 9, 2010, 9:24PM – The Houston ChronicleLast week, Gov. Rick Perry granted the state’s first posthumous pardon to a man who was innocent of a crime […]

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"Time for Texas to kill death penalty" reports University of Houston student newspaper

A March 1, 2010 article in the University of Houston student newspaper The Daily Cougar sites the misconceptions regarding the effectiveness, cost, and ethics behind the administering of the death […]

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The IRS and the Timothy Cole Act

Yesterday, the posthumous pardon of Timothy Cole, the namesake for the Texas Timothy Cole Act, was finally honored by Governor Rick Perry. Cole was cleared of his wrongful conviction in […]

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Governor Perry Issued First Posthumous Pardon on Eve of Election

On Monday, March 1, 2010, on the eve of the gubernatorial election, Rick Perry issued the state of Texas’ first posthumous pardon to Tim Cole. Cole was convicted in the […]

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The Autobiography of an Execution; new insight into death row through death penalty litigator

The Autobiography of an Execution explores the politics behind the death penalty, while examining personal challenges faced by author and Texas death row attorney David Dow’s laborious career defending death […]

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Register for the TCADP Annual Conference Today!

Early Registration Savings for the TCADP Annual Conference in Dallas ends February 1. The blocked Radisson hotel rooms at $89 are only guaranteed through January 29. Make your reservations now […]