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1 hr ago | Beaver Countian
This article titled "Top judge attacks lethal injection as Arizona fails in death penalty appeal" was written by Ed Pilkington in New York, for theguardian.com on Monday 21st July 2014 21.13 UTC One of America's top judges has launched a dramatic attack on the use of medical drugs in executions, stating that the attempt to disguise the brutality of ... (more)
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5 hrs ago | Click2Houston
July 21, 2014: Harris County DA wants death penalty for man convicted of killing Bellaire police offier.
9 hrs ago | Star Tribune
Lawyers for a former Hawaii-based soldier who avoided a death sentence for his 5-year-old daughter's death want him to consult with an appellate attorney before deciding whether to appeal his murder conviction.
9 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday denied Arizona's request for a re-hearing after a three-member panel of judges put on hold the execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood until the state reveals information, such as such as the makers of the drugs and how the state developed its method for legal injections.
9 hrs ago | NJ.com
Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against a Reading man accused of fatally shooting an Allentown businessman during a Craigslist car deal.
11 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News
Damon Gupton as Adam Page, Philadelphia's District Attorney, in a scene from the premiere episode of WE tv's first original scripted drama, “The Divide.” The eight-episode one-hour series co-written and executive produced by the Academy Award® and Emmy® nominated Richard LaGravenese and Tony Goldwyn , debuts on WE tv, ... (more)
16 hrs ago | Amnesty International USA
Singapore has taken a reprehensible U-turn by executing the first two prisoners since 2011, Amnesty International and the Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network said today.
Taiwanese prosecutors on Monday said they were seeking the death penalty for a man accused of killing four people and wounding nearly two dozen others in a stabbing spree on the Taipei subway that shocked the island.
Mercy petitions of six death row convicts including Surendra Koli, found guilty in the sensational Nithari serial rapes and killings, have been rejected by President Pranab Mukherjee.
On Friday, a Greene County jury found Justin Blakeney guilty of capital murder and sentenced him to death.
William Morva was convicted of killing a hospital security guard and a sheriff's deputy in 2006 during an escape.
West Orange and Essex County authorities took Ali Muhammed Brown, 29, into custody on Friday afternoon on suspicion of killing two men he met at a Seattle gay club on June 1 through a social networking app such as Jack'd or Grindr.
James Holmes, a former neuroscience graduate student, pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in the shootings.
The preliminary injunction granted by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversing a lower federal court comes four days before the scheduled execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood.
Businessman David Perdue and Rep. Jack Kingston have plenty of criticisms for each other as they appeal for votes ahead of a Republican Senate primary runoff.
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Oregon death penalty foes found a lot to like in a federal court decision handed down this week in California.
Updated: Mon Jul 21, 2014 11:18 pm
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