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Death and Texas: The Unevolved Model of Decency

Show simple item record Metze, Patrick 2012-07-24T22:16:49Z 2012-07-24T22:16:49Z 2011
dc.identifier.citation 90 Neb. L. Rev. 240 en_US
dc.description.abstract Professor Metze takes a critical look at Texas's substantive capital murder statute, Texas Penal Code § 19.03, the current state of the law, the available constitutional history of each paragraph, the Texas Legislature's expansive growth of death eligible crimes, and the Court of Criminal Appeals' complicity in this development, arguing that the statute has become violative of due process as unconstitutionally vague in its application, returning Texas capital jurisprudence to its genesis, exposing virtually all that commit murder in Texas to a system that once again has become arbitrary, capricious, and discriminatory in its application to minorities and in particular to African Americans. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Nebraska Law Review
dc.subject Death penalty en_US
dc.subject Capital murder en_US
dc.subject Texas Penal Code en_US
dc.title Death and Texas: The Unevolved Model of Decency en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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