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How Many People Have Been Unconstitutionally Executed in Texas?


David R. Dow


University of Houston Law Center; Rice University - Department of History

Safa Ansari-Bayegan


University of Houston

March 1, 2013


Abstract:     
We examine life sentences in capital cases from 2007 until 2012 to determine how many death row inmates sentenced from 1977 to 1991 would have received sentences of life in prison rather than death had the Texas sentencing scheme not been unconstitutional.

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Keywords: death penalty, capital punishment, life in prison

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Date posted: March 5, 2013  

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Dow, David R. and Ansari-Bayegan, Safa, How Many People Have Been Unconstitutionally Executed in Texas? (March 1, 2013). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2228311 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2228311

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David R. Dow (Contact Author)
University of Houston Law Center ( email )
100 Law Center
Suite 230 BLB
Houston, TX 77204-6054
United States
Rice University - Department of History ( email )
United States
Safa Ansari-Bayegan
University of Houston
Houston, TX 77204
United States
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