Today, December 17, 2013, TCADP released its year-end report, Texas Death Penalty Developments in 2013: The Year in Review. According to the report, just one county accounted for one third of the nine new death sentences imposed by Texas juries this year.
Read about the three upcoming executions scheduled for July, the press coverage of TCADP and Texas’ 500th Execution, case updates on Rigoberto Avila, Jr. and Duane Buck, the TCADP 2013 membership drive as well as coming events in July in Austin, El Paso, and Calhoun County. Extend the reach of this alert and share on your social media sites!
On June 26, 2013, the state will carry out its 500th execution when Kimberly McCarthy is put to death at 6pm this evening. Her execution had twice been delayed, initially to give her attorneys time to pursue an appeal based on racial discrimination in the jury selection process, and later to await pending death penalty […]
The State of Texas is scheduled to carry out two executions this month, including its likely 500th execution since 1982.