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Humberto Leal

Supreme Court Refuses To Stop Texas From Executing Man Despite White House Warning

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics

[UPDATE - 7:48 p.m. ET] - CNN reports that Humberto Leal "has been executed by lethal injection in Texas." ORIGINAL STORY BELOW: The U.S. Suprem...

Proposed Legislation Providing Consular Access Holds Lives in the Balance

Ginny Sloan | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics
Ginny Sloan

The Consular Notification Compliance Act has significant implications for the many foreign nationals currently on death row, such as Humberto Leal Garcia, a Mexican national scheduled for execution in less than a month.

Texas Execution Could Risk Americans' Safety Abroad

Sandra Babcock | Posted 08.09.2011 | World
Sandra Babcock

When Texas authorities arrested Humberto Leal García, a Mexican national with no prior criminal convictions, they tried, convicted, and sentenced him to death without ever informing him of his consular rights and without notifying the consulate.