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Texas AG wants inmate on death row despite rare agreement


November 9, 2018

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas' attorney general is pushing to keep an inmate on death row despite prosecutors and defense lawyers agreeing that the man is intellectually disabled and shouldn't be executed.

The state attorney general's office asked to take over death row inmate Bobby James Moore's case on Wednesday, the Houston Chronicle reported. The request to replace the district attorney on the case came a day after Harris County prosecutors sided with Moore in a U.S. Supreme Court filing, asking the high court to determine that a Texas appeals court ruling in June was wrong.

The Texas Court of...

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