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    • Mental Illness and the Death Penalty Resource Guide
      Document published by Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty in 2008
      The materials in this organizing packet have been developed to help you educate yourself and the public at large about mental illness and how it intersects with the death penalty/ criminal justice systems in Te xas. You can use these resources to reduce the stigmas associated with mental illness in this country, to launch a broader dialogue about the death penalty in Texas, and to take action in your community. In this Mental Illness and the Death Penalty Resource Guide, you will find the following materials: • Talking Points on Mental Illness and the Death Penalty • Key Terms and Legal Statutes Related to Mental Illness • Ideas for Action • Discussion Guide for “Executing the In sane: The Case of Scott Panetti” • Available Speakers on Mental Illness and the Death Penalty • Executions of Offenders with Severe Mental Illness in Texas (synopses of all known cases) • Resources on Mental Illne ss and the Death Penalty
      Kristin Houlé / Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty
      United States (North America)
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    • 15th World Day Against the Death Penalty: Poverty 15th World Day Against the Death Penalty: Poverty

      On 10 October 2017, the 15th World Day Against the Death Penalty aims at raising awareness about the reasons why people living in poverty are at a greater risk of being sentenced to death and executed.