Thursday, December 2, 2010

Huffington Post on Death Penalty constitutionality challenge in Texas

Death Penalty May Be Ruled Unconstitutional In Texas

At a hearing scheduled for Monday, December 6, a district court in Texas will decide whether the death penalty is unconstitutional in the state based on the disproportionately high risk of wrongful convictions in Texas. This is the first time in the state's history that a court will examine the problem of innocent people being executed in a Texas capital trial.