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3 hrs ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland
Attorneys for James Mammone III assert that publicity about the case was so pervasive in the Canton area that no impartial jury could be found COLUMBUS -- On Wednesday, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear the death penalty appeal of James Mammone III, a Canton man convicted of murdering his two young children and ex-mother-in-law in 2009.
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7 hrs ago | The Tennessean
Nashville's public defenders say they can't take on any more death penalty cases right now.
9 hrs ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock
The federal panel is considering whether John McCluskey should be executed or sentenced to life in prison for the August 2010 slayings of Gary and Linda Haas of Tecumseh, Okla.
9 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
A man convicted in the shotgun slaying of a popular suburban Philadelphia musician will spend the rest of his life in prison.
12 hrs ago | Folio Weekly
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16 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency
In conjunction with World Human Rights Day 2013 tomorrow, Gerakan has launched a '100,000 Signatures Campaign' to call for the abolishment of the death penalty.
The Marion County Sheriff's Office said David Ray Bartol, 42, stabbed Gavin Siscel, 33, through the eye with a homemade knife in the jail's day room June 4. Siscel died two days later.
"Human Rights Watch opposes the death penalty in all circumstances as an irreversible, degrading, and cruel punishment.
A Missouri execution postponed last month amid debate over the state's choice of execution drug is set to take place Wednesday.
Hanging was the worst use a man could be put to. - Sir Henry Wotton, The Disparity Between Buckingham and Essex  There is a lot to be said for hanging.
Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Molla in February after a war crimes tribunal sentenced him to life imprisonment.
In what could spark an international incident, the president of Poland is demanding the state not execute a former Trumbull man for the terrifying 2006 murders of a city woman, her 9-year-old daughter and a Milford landscaper.
The title of this post is the first sentence of this lengthy USA Today article headlined "Supreme Court to revisit death penalty for mentally disabled."
Q. In English class, I chose opposing the death penalty as my stance for a persuasive speech.
Korean War veteran Merrill Newman was detained October 26 by North Korean authorities just minutes before he was to depart the country after visiting through an organized tour.
British lawyer Joel Joffe reveals the drama behind a young Mandela's speech which came to define him as the world's greatest freedom fighter On April 20, 1964, 44-year-old Mandela stood up in the Supreme Court of South Africa in Pretoria, accused of sabotage and conspiracy to violently overthrow the government - and facing the death penalty.