Saturday, July 9, 2011

Brief update I (Recycle)

In the March 29th, 2008 blog entry, Medellin, this blogger looked at Docket 06-984 Medellin v. Texas. In that case the Supreme Court held in favor of the state of Texas, allowing it to execute a Mexican national even though he had not been advised of his right to contact the Mexican consulate...

Fast forward to July 2011. Over similar objections another Mexican national is executed by Texas in similar circumstances, see UN rights chief: US execution of Mexico national violated international law.

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