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Texas Assessment Team Releases Report on State’s Death Penalty System, Cites Urgent Need for Reform

The Texas Capital Punishment Assessment Team, organized by the American Bar Association (ABA), today issued a comprehensive report with recommendations to help ensure fairness and accuracy in the state‚Äôs death penalty system. “Evaluating Fairness and Accuracy in State Death Penalty Systems: The Texas Capital Punishment Assessment Report” is the culmination of a two-year review of […]

Opinion: The case against partisan judicial elections, by Professor Dan Rodriguez

Daniel B. Rodriguez, Minerva House Drysdale Regents Chair in Law at the Law School, has written an article for the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy’s blog suggesting that Texas should consider abandoning partisan judicial elections.