Is the tide turning against the death penalty? | TEXAS DEATH PENALTY Blog | dallasnews.com

Posted: December 14, 2010 by scaryhouse in IDOC, Local Issues, Uncategorized

11:11 AM Mon, Dec 13, 2010

Michael Landauer/Editor

A new report by the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty illustrates how doubt is casting its shadow over the justice system in the state. Only eight people were sentenced to death by Texas juries this year, a record low since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976. Juries opted for life sentences without parole and rejected death sentences in three other cases.

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