Statement from Attorney for Duane Buck in Response to Today's Denial of his Appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court
"We are disappointed that the U.S. Supreme Court has for now declined to review Duane Buck's case and will not be considering whether the reliance on Mr. Buck's race as a basis for asking the jury to sentence him to death violated the Constitution. It is now up to the State of Texas to ensure that Mr. Buck receives a sentencing hearing that is not impacted by the color of his skin."
Nov 7, 2011 12:01pm Supreme Court Denies Appeal on Race Tainted Death Penalty Case The U.S Supreme Court declined today to grant the appeal of a Texas death row inmate who claims race was improperly... more
TX: Duane Buck - Denial of Cert by J. Alito Petra.,Tue Nov 8 14:48
More Than 60 Civil Rights and Faith Leaders, Elected Officials, Former Prosecutors, and Past ABA Presidents Call on Harris County D.A. to Provide Remedy in Case of Duane Buck Death Penalty Case... more