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Why the Texas Criminal Court Rejected a Woman’s Death Row Appeal

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Texas’ highest criminal court, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, upheld the ruling of a lower court in early February. The court rejected the appeal of a condemned British woman who was convicted of organizing the murder of a neighbor, so she could kidnap the woman’s baby. The convicted woman, Linda Carty, argued that the prosecutors had compelled witnesses and hid information that could have affected the outcome of her trial. Here are more details…
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