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Harris County TCADP Annual Conference

TCADP 2016 Annual Conference to Address Changing Death Penalty Landscape

Advocates and supporters from across Texas will gather on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at Unity of Houston for the 18th Annual Conference of the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (TCADP). This event, At the Epicenter of the Death Penalty, will feature workshops, a keynote address, and a panel discussion about the shifting death penalty landscape in Texas and Harris County.

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TCADP Annual Conference

TCADP February 2016 Alert: Join us this month in Houston!

In this edition of our monthly e-newsletter, you’ll find updates on the TCADP 2016 Annual Conference, our new and improved fact sheet on the cost of the death penalty, and an invitation to a special event with Anthony Graves.

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TCADP November 2015 Alert: Texas schedules last execution of the year

In this edition of our monthly e-newsletter, you’ll find information about three recent death penalty trials in Texas, the National Association of Evangelicals’ new position on the death penalty, and featured events in El Paso, Huntsville, and North Texas.

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Death Row Exonoree Anthony Graves to Visit Austin

MEDIA ADVISORY October 27, 2015 CONTACT: Vanessa Akins, Communications Coordinator 512-441-1808 (office); 979-481-2709 (cell) vanessa@tcadp.org Death Row Exonoree Anthony Graves to Visit Austin Special event taking place at critical time in state’s experience with the death penalty Austin, Texas – Anthony Graves, who survived the ultimate nightmare – 18 years in prison as an innocent […]

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death penalty Texas

TCADP’s July Alert: No death sentences in Texas in first half of the year

In this edition of our monthly alert, you’ll find commentary on the 39th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision Gregg v. Georgia, which paved the way for the resumption of executions, and the court’s recent ruling in Glossip v. Gross; plus new interactive resources on the death penalty, including our updated county map.

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TCADP May 2015 Alert: “The death penalty has worn out its welcome.”

In this edition of our monthly newsletter, you’ll find information about the recent legislative hearing on House Bill 1527, which calls for abolition of the death penalty in Texas, as well as insight into a District Attorney’s decision not to seek the death penalty in a high-profile capital murder case in Texas.

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Texas House Committee to Hear Death Penalty Repeal Bill

Today, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, the Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee will hold a public hearing on House Bill (HB) 1527, which calls for the repeal of the death penalty in Texas. The bill is sponsored by State Representative Jessica Farrar (House District 148 – Houston).

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Texas schedules final executions of the year

In the October 2014 edition of our e-newsletter, you’ll find information about the final executions scheduled to take place in Texas this year, as well as recent death penalty developments and upcoming events.