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U.S. Supreme Court bars Texas from executing death row inmate

U.S. Supreme Court bars Texas from executing death row inmate

Reuters - By Lawrence Hurley

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Texas cannot execute a black death row inmate convicted in the 1980 Houston murder of a grocery store clerk, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday, concluding that he is intellectually disabled and therefore exempt from capital punishment. The divided court ruled that a …

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