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Conditions on Death Row


May 05, 2020

Texas Prisoners File Lawsuit Over Death-Row Conditions During Pandemic

Alleging that the Texas prison sys­tem is fail­ing to under­take take basic mea­sures to pro­tect [them] from the risk of dis­ease and death” pre­sent­ed by the coro­n­avirus pan­dem­ic, pris­on­ers on the state’s death row have filed a class-action motion to join a fed­er­al prison-con­di­tions law­suit against the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ).