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Jewish death-row inmate wins new trial in Texas, citing judge’s anti-Semitic slurs
October 15, 2021
One of Randy Halprin’s attorneys, Tivon Schardl, said: “A fair trial requires an impartial judge—and Mr. Halprin did not have a fair and neutral judge when his life was at stake.”
US Supreme Court won’t hear appeal of Jewish inmate on Texas death row
April 6, 2020
Members from the Jewish community and other faith groups have been pressing for a new trial for Randy Halprin.
More than 100 Jewish lawyers in Texas request new trial for Jewish death-row inmate
September 12, 2019
“If the allegations here are true—and they unfortunately ring true—the trial was no trial, and the verdict no verdict because the judge was no judge,” said the lawyers.
Religious leaders call for new trial of Jewish death-row inmate in Texas before Oct. 10 execution
September 10, 2019
Two letters of support were sent by faith leaders from multiple denominations and organizations, stating, “Texas must not carry out the scheduled execution of Mr. Halprin without first guaranteeing that his trial was not tainted by an anti-Semitic judge who held a religious bias against him.”