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Texas court tosses out conviction, death sentence after discovering a prosecutor also worked for the judge

Clinton Young was convicted in a 2001 Midland County murder in which he insists he was framed. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals said he was denied the right to a fair trial and an impartial judge.

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Jan. 15, 2020.

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