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Could the U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Impact Death Penalty Cases in Texas?

Posted on · The U.S. Supreme Court this week (April 3, 2017) agreed to hear yet another Texas death penalty case. This one involves a Honduran national convicted of murder during a home invasion here in Houston. That announcement comes just a week (March 28, 2017) after the High Court rejected the state’s standard for mental disability in […]

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Redefining Mental Disability in Death Penalty Cases: Friday’s Show (April 7, 2017)

Posted on · We’ll kick off today’s Houston Matters  by discussing the potential impact of the U.S. air strike on Syria on oil prices, and oil and gas companies in Greater Houston, with News 88.7 energy and environment reporter Travis Bubenik. Then… The U.S. Supreme Court this week (April 3, 2017) agreed to hear yet another Texas death penalty […]