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Topic - Adria Sauceda
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday was considering whether to block a Mexican citizen's execution for the rape and murder of a teenager in a case where Texas justice clashed with international treaty rights.
A Mexican national was executed Thursday for the rape-slaying of a San Antonio teenager after the U.S. Supreme Court turned down a White House-supported appeal to spare him in a death penalty case where Texas justice triumphed over international treaty concerns.
The Obama administration has asked the Supreme Court to stop Texas from executing a Mexican citizen convicted of raping and killing a 16-year-old girl.