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State of Texas executes Ivan Cantu

Tonight, February 28, 2024, the State of Texas put Ivan Cantu to death despite grave doubts about the integrity of his conviction and widespread calls to stop his execution. Cantu […]

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TCADP February 2024 Newsletter: Texas set to resume executions this month

In this edition: Scheduled executions: Sign Sister Helen Prejean’s petition to stop the execution of Ivan Cantu, set for February 28, 2024 TCADP 2024 Annual Conference: Join us in Fort […]

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TCADP January 2024 Newsletter: A new year to fight injustice

In this edition: Scheduled executions: A marked change from this time last year TCADP 2024 Annual Conference: Join us on March 2, 2024, for a day of inspiration and advocacy […]

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State of Texas executes David Renteria

On November 16, 2023, the State of Texas executed David Renteria for a crime he maintained he did not commit. Renteria was convicted and sentenced to death in El Paso County for […]

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State of Texas executes Brent Brewer

A terrible injustice took place in Texas last night. The State executed Brent Brewer on November 9, 2023, more than 32 years after he was convicted of killing Robert Laminack […]

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TCADP November 2023 Newsletter: Exciting Annual Conference announcements & another case that needs your support

In this edition: Scheduled executions: Texas set to execute two people in November; support clemency for Brent Brewer (information about David Renteria coming soon) TCADP 2024 Annual Conference: Registration is […]

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Texas Court of Criminal Appeals stays the execution of Will Speer

UPDATE AS OF 2:00 PM, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2023: This afternoon, less than five hours before he was set to be put to death, Will Speer was granted a stay […]

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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 […]