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American Bar Association Releases Texas Capital Punishment Assessment

Today the American Bar Association’s Texas Capital Punishment Assessment Team released the results of its more than two-year study of the fairness and accuracy of the death penalty system in Texas.  The report finds that the Lone Star State is significantly out of step with better practices implemented in other states that allow the death […]

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New “Wrongful Execution” Webpage

In light of the developments in the Carlos Deluna case as highlighted on www.thewrongcarlos.net, TCADP has responded by creating a new Wrongful Execution webpage listing information on at least three known cases of probable wrongful execution:  Carlos DeLuna, Claude Jones, and Cameron Todd Willingham. Learn more about these Texas cases and how you can get […]

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TCADP Odessa Chapter Hosts Successful Speaker’s Tour

The Odessa Chapter Against the Death Penalty is responsible for death row exoneree, Juan Melendez’s two day visit to the Permian Basin. According to Father Mark Miller, chapter leader, “He is speaking from first hand experience. I believe when people hear that, they begin to think and imagine it in a new way. So I […]

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Anthony Graves – Justice Denied?

TCADP has followed the Anthony Graves case for many years and remains concerned about his wrongful conviction. In 2007, TCADP recognized University of St. Thomas Associate Professor of Communications Nicole Casarez and her students for their efforts to investigate Graves’ innocence claim and their contributions to the  overturning of his conviction.  Professor Caserez and her […]