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First Texas Execution of 2011 Postponed

On January 11, Cleve Foster, the first person scheduled to be executed in Texas in 2011, received a last-minute stay from the U.S. Supreme Court.  He was convicted of the 2002 murder of Nyaneur “Mary” Pal.  The Court did not give a reason for the stay. Read more.

You can read the Supreme Court order at:

(Thanks to StandDown Texas for providing these links.)