5 Pages Posted: 5 Mar 2013
Date Written: 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.
Keywords: death penalty, capital punishment, life in prison
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Dow, David R. and Ansari-Bayegan, Safa, How Many People Have Been Unconstitutionally Executed in Texas? (March 1, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2228311 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2228311