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Mexican Man on Texas Death Row Loses at US Supreme Court
HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a Mexican man on Texas death row for the slayings of his wife and two children at their Rio Grande Valley home more than 25 years ago.
The high court issued no comment Monday in the case of 62-year-old Robert Moreno Ramo…
Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Texas Asset Forfeiture Case
Imagine if police pulled you over, then seized your cash and property for no other reason than you were driving along a highway frequented by drug dealers. It happens more often than you'd think, and the U.S. Supreme Court's refusal to hear Texas case concerning "civil asset forfeitur…
Texas Inmate Wants to Die, but Lawyers Try to Halt Execution
MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas inmate Daniel Lee Lopez wants to be put to death for striking and killing a police lieutenant with an SUV during a chase more than six years ago.
Despite his wishes and court rulings that he was competent to make that decision, his…

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