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Tricky Texas Death Penalty Case Back at SCOTUS (PODCAST)

Jan. 3, 2019, 10:16 PM

A Texas district attorney says a convicted murderer shouldn’t be executed, due to his intellectual disability.

But the Texas state court disagreed, and now the case of Bobby James Moore is back at the U.S. Supreme Court after he already won a case there in 2017.

The justices will discuss whether to take up his latest case at their Jan. 4 conference.

Bloomberg Law reporters Kimberly Robinson and Jordan Rubin unpack the twists and turns in the fascinating case on the latest episode of Cases and Controversies.

Hosts: Kimberly Robinson and Jordan Rubin.

Producer: Nicholas Anzalotta-Kynoch.

To contact the reporters on this story: Jordan S. Rubin in Washington at; Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson in Washington at

To contact the editors responsible for this story: Jessie Kokrda Kamens at