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Lawmakers try again to bar hypnosis-induced evidence from Texas criminal trials

Despite its tendency to distort memories, hypnosis has been used on witnesses in numerous investigations, including death penalty cases. Gov. Greg Abbott vetoed a similar bill in 2021.

The Lady Justice statue at the Enrique Moreno County Courthouse in El Paso on Oct. 11, 2022.

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