Texas Department of Criminal Justice

Warren Jeffs
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August 13, 2019 - 6:09 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Imprisoned polygamist leader Warren Jeffs has suffered a mental breakdown and isn't fit to give a deposition in a sex abuse case against him, according to a recent court filing. Forcing Jeffs to testify would be "futile," said lawyers representing a community trust that once...
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 lethal injection
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L.P. Phillips
October 19, 2018 - 12:55 pm
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - The Texas Supreme Court will hear arguments over whether the Texas Department of Criminal Justice needs to tell where it's got its death penalty drug back in 2014. In an order this morning, the High Court set oral arguments for January. An appeals lawyer who fights death...
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Prison
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July 11, 2018 - 5:47 am
A major with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and three prison guards have been indicted on charges they conspired to plant screwdrivers in an inmate's cell so that the inmate would then face disciplinary measures.
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