High Court Reviews Texas Death Penalty Case

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The Supreme Court has taken up a Texas death penalty case for the second time. In the case of Thomas Miller-El, the justices ruled nearly two years ago that the appeals court should take another look at whether racial discrimination in jury selection required a new trial. The appeals court decided the trial had been fine, and Miller-El went back to the Supreme Court. NPR's Nina Totenberg reports.



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