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State of Texas executes Jedidiah Murphy

Late last night, on October 10, 2023, the State of Texas executed Jedidiah Murphy after the U.S. Supreme Court denied his final appeal. Earlier in the evening, the Court vacated […]

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TCADP May 2023 Newsletter: Opening the door for justice

In this edition: Scheduled executions:  A brief respite in Texas; sign the petition to save Richard Glossip in Oklahoma In case you missed it: U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of […]

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TCADP 2023 February Newsletter: Case updates, legislative developments, and our 25th annual conference

In this edition  Scheduled executions: Texas scheduled to execute two men this month, despite the fact their juries did not hear critical mitigating evidence about their backgrounds  TCADP 2023 Annual […]

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TCADP August 2021 Newsletter: Rodney Reed returns to court to prove his innocence

In this edition: Scheduled executions: Six Texas executions currently scheduled for the Fall of 2021 Case updates: Ruben Gutierrez, who faces execution in October, continues to seek DNA testing; Rodney Reed returns […]

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Fifth Circuit lifts stay of execution for Ruben Gutierrez

Late Friday night, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals lifted the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas’s stay of execution of Ruben Gutierrez, who seeks DNA testing […]

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Federal judge grants stay of execution to Ruben Gutierrez

Update: The Texas Attorney General has appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to overturn the stay. Check back for new developments. Earlier today, a federal […]

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TCADP June 2020 Newsletter: State of Texas scheduled to execute Ruben Gutierrez in two weeks

In this edition of our monthly newsletter, you’ll find information on the scheduled execution of Ruben Gutierrez and how you can support his application for clemency or a reprieve. You’ll also find updates on other Texas death penalty cases and the results of the 2020 Houston Area Survey, which measured record-low support for the death penalty.

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TCADP November 2019 Alert: Miscarriages of Justice

In this edition of our monthly newsletter, you’ll find information about the three executions scheduled by the State of Texas in November, along with requests to take action on the cases of Patrick Murphy and Rodney Reed. You’ll also find the schedule for film screenings of “The Penalty” and new resources on the death penalty.