USA (Texas): Further information on death Penalty: Betty Lou Beets

Index Number: AMR 51/030/2000

Betty Lou Beets remains scheduled for execution in Texas on 24 February 2000. On 18 February, her attorneys filed a law suit against the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles (BPP) asserting that the BPP violated its own regulations by failing to assess Betty Beets’ case under a special clemency review program that it established for all battered women imprisoned for killing a family member.

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