News: Houston Law Review Article on Death Penalty Profiled in New York Times

Adam Liptak’s article A New Look at Race When Death is Sought prominently features an upcoming article in the Houston Law Review by Scott Phillips of the University of Denver, In Racial Disparities in the Capital of Capital Punishment.

Yet Harris County’s capital justice system has not been the subject of intensive research — until now. A new study to be published in The Houston Law Review this fall has found two sorts of racial disparities in the administration of the death penalty there, one commonplace and one surprising.