Monday, September 22, 2008

Death Penalty on "trial" in Texas

It's not just people in Texas or USA watching these cases - the whole world watches us for justice and democracy - so how are we doing?
clipped from www.thetimes.co.za

A Texas prosecutor plans to review some 40 pending death penalty cases, after several recent instances in which capital convictions were overturned, by DNA testing.

Dallas prosecutor Craig Watkins said his goal in reviewing the cases is "to make sure that an innocent person won’t be executed" in Texas, which carries out the most executions in the United States a year.

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