Prosecution tactics at issue in Texas death case

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http://www.dallasnews.com/latestnews/stories/042203dntexbanks.654d8.html U.S. Supreme Court will hear the appeal of Delma Banks Jr., who has lived on Texas' death row longer than any other inmate. Banks maintains that his murder conviction was flawed by fabricated testimony from key witnesses, evidence withheld from the defense and ineffective representation by his trial lawyer, the Dallas Morning News reports. Banks was convicted in Texarkana in 1980 for the murder of a co-worker in the nearby town of Nash. Last month, the . . .

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