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UTSA professors discuss Texas death penalty in light of Supreme Court ruling

UTSA professors discuss Texas death penalty in light of Supreme Court ruling

Taiwo Adepoju

April 11, 2017

Texas maintains the ability to use the death penalty, but must adopt a more modern standard following an overturned death sentence by the U.S. Supreme Court. “Texas is always going to support the death penalty, that is who we are. This is our culture,” said Henry Esparza, a political science an...