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Dallas Case Has Appeals Court Looking At Mental Capacity & The Death Penalty

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled that a Dallas County judge has the right to hold a hearing to figure out whether an accused murderer has the mental capacity to face the death penalty.

CBSDFW.COM–05/14/2015

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American Mensa Gathering In Full Swing In Fort Worth

It’s a conference said to include “thought-provoking programs,” and since it’s the annual gathering of Mensa members it probably will.

CBSDFW.COM–07/05/2013

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Texas Death Row Inmate Loses Impairment Appeal

A federal appeals court has rejected an East Texas inmate’s claims that he’s mentally impaired and ineligible for execution.

11/21/2012

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Teen Pot Use Linked To Later Declines In IQ

Teens who routinely smoke marijuana risk a long-term drop in their IQ, a new study suggests.

08/28/2012