In this edition: Scheduled executions: Texas set to execute two people in October In case you missed it: Jury imposes first new death sentence in El Paso since 2014 while Collin […]
Scheduled executions: Texas set to execute Jedidiah Murphy on World Day Against the Death Penalty In case you missed it: Webb County jury rejects the death penalty Featured events: TCADP […]
In this edition of our monthly alert, you’ll learn about the most recent state to abandon the death penalty. There’s also a legislative recap and details about special events this month in Dallas and Houston.
Update, 1/31/2019: Last night, the State of Texas carried out the nation’s first execution of the year, putting Robert Jennings to death for the 1988 murder of Houston Police Officer […]
In this edition of our monthly newsletter, you’ll find information about the scheduled execution of Robert Ramos, as well as an update on the case of El Pasoan Robert Avila, whose conviction was based on outdated science and false testimony. You’ll also find details on upcoming events in Houston, Austin, and El Paso and ways to support TCADP as we approach the holiday season.
Two men have been removed from death row in Texas in recent weeks based on evidence of their intellectual disabilities. The commutations stem from the U.S. Supreme Court decision, Moore v. Texas, which requires the state to use current medical standards in assessing intellectual disabilities.
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to consider the case of Carlos Ayestas, a Honduran national who was sentenced to death in Harris County, Texas in 1997. This is the […]
Today, March 28, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the state of Texas must use current medical standards for determining whether a person is intellectually disabled and therefore exempt […]