Backed by former judges, prosecutors and diplomats from across the U.S., lawyers are asking Texas officials to delay the July 7 execution of Humberto Leal Garcia. Arrested in 1994 on suspicion of murder, Leal is a Mexican national who was never told he had a right under an international treaty to contact the Mexican consulate for legal assistance.
Coalition Seeks Clemency for Mexican Man on Texas Death Row
The National Law Journal
June 9, 2011