The State of Texas is scheduled to carry out two executions this month; if they occur, these will be the last executions in our state in 2014:
To date in 2014, Texas has executed nine people, out of 30 executions nationwide. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice still refuses to identify the source of the drug used in executions.
Events Around the State
Austin: Columbia Law School Professor James S. Liebman will appear at the Texas Book Festival in Austin on Sunday, October 26th at 3:30 PM in the CSPAN location to discuss his book about the wrongful execution of Carlos DeLuna, The Wrong Carlos: Anatomy of a Wrongful Execution. Mike Farrell will be moderating. More details coming soon.
Irving: TCADP volunteers will assist the Catholic Mobilizing Network to End the Use of the Death Penalty (CMN) with an information table at the University of Dallas Ministry Conference, taking place in Irving from October 23rd to 25th. CMN’s Sister Ilaria Buanriposi will provide three workshops on the death penalty and restorative justice during the conference.