Tx. Clemency System NPR's John Burnett reports that Texas' system for determining clemency is under challenge for several reasons: it meets in secret, doesn't allow the condemned access to the lawyer to make their case in person, and faxes its decisions. There's currently a bill in the legislature to reform the system.
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Tx. Clemency System

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Tx. Clemency System

Tx. Clemency System

Tx. Clemency System

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NPR's John Burnett reports that Texas' system for determining clemency is under challenge for several reasons: it meets in secret, doesn't allow the condemned access to the lawyer to make their case in person, and faxes its decisions. There's currently a bill in the legislature to reform the system.