Entries tagged with “Andre Thomas

Policy Issues

Arbitrariness

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Innocence

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Race

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Representation

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United States Supreme Court

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Lethal Injection

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Apr 26, 2021

Capital Case Roundup — Death Penalty Court Decisions the Week of April 192021

NEWS (4/​21 – 4/​23/​21) — Texas: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has ruled against Texas death-row pris­on­ers in three sep­a­rate cap­i­tal appeals. On April 23, a split pan­el of the court …

Policy Issues

Mental Illness

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Race

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Feb 19, 2013

MENTAL ILLNESS: Texas Inmate Gouges Out Eyes, Remains on Death Row

Texas death-row inmate Andre Thomas has been diag­nosed with para­noid schiz­o­phre­nia, and audi­to­ry hal­lu­ci­na­tions drove him to gouge out both of his eyes. Nevertheless, pros­e­cu­tors still believe he should be execute…