Texas Lawmakers Free Disputed Drug Suspects

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http://www.statesman.com/hp/content/coxnet/texas/legislature/0603/0602tulia.html More than one dozen people serving time for convictions resulting from a discredited 1999 drug case in Tulia, Tex., are headed toward freedom under a bill signed yesterday by Texas Gov. Rick Perry. The measure allows those imprisoned "to be released until the justice system has finally spoken," Perry said. Within about 10 days, the defendants will be returned to Tulia and be allowed to post bond pending court approval. Dozens of . . .

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