Attorney Sees Texas Land Buy as Border-Wall Precursor

Progress on President Donald Trump’s pet project – construction of a wall along the entire U.S.-Mexico border – has stalled as Congress has withheld funding, but the government’s renewed interest in buying South Texas land is raising concerns it’s doing groundwork for the wall.

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Freed From Death Row, Man Sues His Texas Prosecutor

A Houston prosecutor “went to unbelievable lengths to manipulate evidence,” including threatening and jailing witnesses and concealing exculpatory evidence, to send an innocent, mentally disabled man to prison for 12 years — 10 of them on death row — the exonerated man claims in court.

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Ex-Death Row Inmate Blames Conviction on Gay ‘Witch Hunt’

Former death row inmate Kerry Max Cook, wrongfully convicted of a brutal rape and murder in East Texas decades ago, claims in a federal lawsuit that it’s time for police officers who investigated the case to pay for their extreme misconduct, including fabricating evidence and coercing witness testimony.

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