Political Prosecution: The Unconstitutional Rick Perry Case

March 22, 2016

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In August 2014, then-Texas Gov. Rick Perry was indicted for threatening to exercise a veto and then carrying through with that threat. Last month, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals rightly held that the prosecution of former Texas Gov. Rick Perry was as much an “oops” as his own debate slip that famously felled his 2012 presidential campaign, and remanded the case to the district court with orders to dismiss the two-count indictment.

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