GACADP News

Archbishop Hartmayer opposes scheduled execution

The Atlanta archbishop is opposing the execution of a man who has been on death row for 46 years.

New Vigil Information – Execution Date Set for Virgil Presnell Jr.

The state of Georgia announced that Virgil Presnell Jr. is scheduled to be executed on Tuesday, May 17, at 7:00 p.m.

Webinar – Restorative Justice in the Criminal Legal System

This lunch hour presentation will look at Catholic social doctrine and restorative justice, as well as the very real impact restorative approaches can have in our criminal legal system.

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt: Intellectual Disability and the Death Penalty

On January 25th, Georgia Catholics Against the Death Penalty hosted a webinar entitled “Beyond a Reasonable Doubt: Intellectual Disability and the Death Penalty.” The webinar featured Brian Stull, a senior staff attorney with the ACLU Capital Punishment Project and lead counsel on the Young vs. Georgia case.

Webinar – Beyond a Reasonable Doubt: Intellectual Disability and the Death Penalty in Georgia

Georgia Catholics Against the Death Penalty invite you to join us for a discussion on intellectual and developmental disabilities, what Georgia’s standard of proof means for people with disabilities and actions we can all take to work toward the reform of our criminal justice system.