Judge who refused late appeal for death-row inmate re-elected to Texas Criminal Appeals Court
Sharon Keller
Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Presiding Judge Sharon Keller has been re-elected.

Keller defeated defense attorney Keith Hampton, her Democratic challenger.

The Republican had earned the nickname "Killer Keller" by death penalty opponents after she refused an after-hours appeal by a death-row inmate in 2007. Condemned killer Michael...

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