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Texas bars spiritual advisers from death chambers

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice will bar chaplains, ministers and spiritual advisers from execution chambers in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling last week that halted the execution of an inmate who sought to have his Buddhist spiritual adviser in the death chamber.

Justice Neil Gorsuch to release book

Justice Neil Gorsuch will publish his first book since taking the high court in September, his publisher announced on Wednesday.