Death Row Inmate’s Sentence Appeal Allowed After Expert Testified Race Makes Him More Likely to Offend Again

By Christopher Zoukis The U.S. Supreme Court decided Texas inmate Duane Buck can keep arguing for a new hearing on his death sentence, because at his original sentence hearing, a psychologist testified Buck, as an African-American, was more likely to commit a future violent crime. At that time, Texas death sentence law required a jury […]

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