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The hypersensitive leftists who screamed in social media at The New York Times over using the term "no angel" to describe Michael Brown after he was shot dead in Ferguson ought to read Washington Post media blogger Erik Wemple.
Robert W. Wiesner, facing the death penalty in a 2010 murder, has one less attorney after a judge granted public defender John Napper's motion to release attorney Tom Kelly to save taxpayer dollars.
A Polk County judge sentenced 21-year-old Kyle Williams on Tuesday. A jury convicted him last week of first-degree murder.
A grand jury indicted James D. Tench, 28, on three counts of aggravated murder, two counts of murder, aggravated robbery, kidnapping and tampering with evidence.
Sentenced to 95 years for shooting a man outside an Indiana bar, including a 30-year enhancement for being a habitual offender, Walter Leach has asked for the death penalty.
Botched executions are creating a "national schizophrenia" on the death penalty, former federal prosecutor Bruce Reinhart told Newsmax TV's "America's Forum" on Wednesday.
But there is no study that has ever shown that the death penalty acts as a deterrent.
According to a media report Law Commission of India is considering reviewing the death penalty.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has until Sept. 26 to file a response to Charles Ray Crawford's appeal of his 1994 rape conviction.
Christopher Brandon Lee, 24, entered the plea Tuesday to first-degree murder with a special allegation of lying in wait.
The death penalty has in many ways become the poster child for Governor John Hickenlooper 's political indecisiveness.
A newlywed couple charged in the stabbing death of a stranger they lured through a Craigslist ad offering companionship pleaded guilty to murder on Tuesday and face mandatory sentences of life without parole.
Accused Craigslist killers Miranda and Elytte Barbour pleaded guilty Tuesday to murdering a man for thrills in Pennsylvania last year.
Texas built a worldwide reputation on the death penalty as it executed more inmates than any other state in the nation since 1982.
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An appeals court says the death penalty retrial for an Iowa woman convicted of helping kill five people in 1993 will be broader than the trial judge wanted.
Dang Van Khuyen, 29, was sentenced to death for killing his ex-girlfriend in a trial in Ho Chi Minh City on August 26, 2014.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 06:09 am
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