United States of America (Texas): Further Information on Death penalty / Legal concern, Delma Banks.

Index Number: AMR 51/038/2004

On 24 February 2004 the US Supreme Court overturned Delma Banks’s death sentence after concluding that he was denied a fair trial because the state failed to disclose key evidence. Delma Banks had been minutes from execution in Texas on 12 March 2003 when the Supreme Court intervened.

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