Supreme Court Halts Texas Execution

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By Kevin Fayle on September 16, 2011 9:34 AM

The U.S. Supreme Court has granted an application for a stay of execution by a Texas man just hours before the execution was scheduled to take place. The stay of execution is temporary pending the disposition of the condemned man's application for a writ of certiorari to argue his claims before the Court that his death sentence was tainted by the racially prejudicial testimony of a psychiatrist. Supreme Court Halts Texas Execution