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Added Mar 21 2018

The inmate, who is black, was sent to death row after he was convicted of killing a teenager during a 2009 restaurant robbery in Harris County. He's asking state District Judge Michael McSpadden to recuse himself from an ongoing appeal in light of a number of racially charged statements to us in an interview.

Original article
https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Black-man-on-death-row-asks-judge-to-recuse-12768733.php
Date published
March 21, 2018
    Texas death row inmate asks Harris County judge to recuse himself after racially charged comments
    A death row prisoner is asking state District Judge Michael McSpadden to recuse himself from an ongoing appeal in light of a series of racially charged statements to the Houston Chronicle that attorneys say call into question the jurist's appearance of impartiality.
    https://www.chron.com

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