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By Robert N. Tracci
Congress must use its appropriations power to secure the border
Topic - Texas Court Of Criminal Appeals
The state's top criminal appeals court agreed Wednesday to review whether a former East Texas nurse was properly convicted of capital murder and sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing five dialysis patients by injecting them with bleach.
The overturned conviction of former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay will be reviewed by the highest criminal court in Texas.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has asked the state's top criminal appeals court to rethink striking down a state law that banned sexually explicit online chatting between adults and minors.
A federal judge has joined Texas' top criminal court in refusing to stop this week's scheduled execution of a woman condemned for the torture slaying of a mentally impaired man more than 15 years ago outside Houston.