How Many People Have Been Unconstitutionally Executed in Texas?
David R. Dow
University of Houston Law Center; Rice University - Department of History
University of Houston
March 1, 2013
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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 5
Keywords: death penalty, capital punishment, life in prison
Date posted: March 5, 2013