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Death penalty in Texas

Texas - Capital punishment in Texas will undergo legal scrutiny this fall.

A judge has scheduled a November hearing to determine if there is substantial risk of an innocent person to be executed.

In March, a state district judge ruled that the death penalty statute is unconstitutional, contending it is safe to assume that innocent people have been put to death.

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