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TCADP October 2020 Newsletter: Virtual events abound this month

In this edition of our monthly newsletter, you’ll find information about a slew of virtual events this month, including two TCADP webinars on “future dangerousness.” We also share findings from an important new report on race and the death penalty and updates on the cases of two men who will be removed from death row based on evidence of intellectual disability.

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TCADP October Alert: Support for death penalty falls to lowest level in 40 years

In this edition of our monthly newsletter, you’ll find information about the latest polling results from the Pew Research Center, which show declining public support for the death penalty across all groups. We also announce the keynote speaker for the TCADP 2017 Annual Conference and share links to new resources and films on the death penalty.

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September TCADP Alert: Taking Texas By Storm – We’re coming to a city near you!

In this edition: Learn more about the two scheduled executions for this month, deadlines for the TCADP Lobby Corps applications and Annual Award nominations, as well as multiple TCADP events to be held in Denton, Tarrant, Dallas, Collin, Harris, and Travis Counties this month.

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Seeking Applications for the TCADP Lobby Corps!

Why wait until 2015 to become involved in the political process in Texas? Apply now to join the TCADP Lobby Corps!  This dedicated group of people works with our staff and board members to advance TCADP’s legislative goals.  Lobby Corps members played a significant role throughout the 2013 Texas Legislative Session, meeting regularly with dozens […]

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TCADP August 2013 Texas Death Penalty Alert: No Summer Siesta for Abolition Efforts

In this edition: Check out the TCADP Summer 2013 Newsletter, read about the FBI’s investigation into potentially faulty science in 27 death penalty cases, hear Anthony Graves’ perspective on solitary confinement, and look for upcoming events in your area – including a Sister Helen Prejean visit in September.