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The House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee last month voted 14-3 to recommend passage.
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The state's first-ever death penalty case is now underway after more than eight years after former soldier Naeem Williams allegedly killed his 5-year-old daughter.
Chennai, March 11: The DMK today declared in its manifesto that it would fight to abolish the death penalty, having championed the cause of the three death-row convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.
Authorities said Tuesday that they were pursuing a man who failed to register as a sex offender before he was arrested and accused of killing a mother and her two young children and sexually assaulting her teenage daughter in southern Colorado.
Guest Opinion: With Gov. Jay Inslee's recent decision to halt executions, an issue that has gripped public defenders for decades is finally getting the public attention it deserves.
Jurors find Patrick Haney Jr. guilty in the beating death of his girlfriend's 4-year-old son, Trenton St. Clair.
Standing outside the Angola State Penitentiary after witnessing the execution of Patrick Sonnier, Sister Helen Prejean struggled to wrap her head around what she had just seen.
A decision on whether Devin Wayne Fuller will face the death penalty could come today following testimony and deliberation Monday in Belmont County Common Pleas court.
The U.N. anti-drugs chief has praised Iran's fight against narcotics trafficking despite what human rights groups describe as a surge in executions in the country, many of people convicted of drug-related offences.
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Anthony "Pookie" Davis will not face the death penalty for the murder of a father and his two sons.
As the grandfather of a young Clemson student who was brutally murdered in his apartment, I have been filled with many mixed emotions this past year.
WHEN I woke that August morning in 1982, the Greater Seattle community I was proud to serve never suspected what the next 20 years would hold.
Davis was convicted last week of the killings in 2012. He was found guilty on three counts of First Degree Murder and Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felony.
John Moses Ragin speaks during his extradition hearing in South Carolina on Sept.
A Central Texas jury has acquitted a woman of capital murder but convicted her of arson in the bathtub burning death of her husband.
The question in the title of this post is the prompted by this lengthy new USA Today article headlined "Death penalty in U.S. spurs Wild West scramble for drugs; Capital punishment in the USA is in decline as states wrestle to find drugs for lethal injections."