U.S. Supreme Court bars Texas from executing death row inmate

FILE PHOTO: Texas death row inmate Bobby Moore is shown in this undated handout photo provided June 6, 2018. Texas Department of Criminal Justice/Handout via REUTERS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Texas cannot execute a black death row inmate convicted in the 1980 Houston murder of a grocery store clerk, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday, concluding that he is intellectually disabled and therefore exempt from capital punishment. The divided court ruled that a Texas appeals court misapplied the law by again […]

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