The number of new death sentences and executions declined in 2019, according to a new report from the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (TCADP). Texas juries rejected the death penalty in 50% of the cases presented to them this year. The cases that were scheduled for execution this year underscored persistent concerns about the fairness and accuracy of Texas’s death penalty system.
In this edition of our monthly newsletter, you’ll find information about scheduled executions in Texas, including the cases of Randy Halprin and Rodney Reed. Also, check the tour schedule to find out if the powerful documentary film “The Penalty” will be screening in your community this fall.
For the second time this year, a Texas jury has rejected the death penalty in a capital murder trial. Today, after several hours of deliberation, a Denton County sentenced Daniel […]
In this edition: Scheduled executions: Two individuals set to be put to death this monthIn case you missed it: Alfred Dewayne Brown deemed “actually innocent”; Nueces County jury rejects death penalty […]
On July 11, 2013, an Austin County jury determined that Maron Thomas should spend the rest of his life in prison for the 2010 capital murders of his brother and […]