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  1. Most controversial TexansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... clear where the folk singer, cigar salesman and satirist stands on political issues such as abortion or the death penalty. And, we're still not sure he was completely serious about wanting to be governor, or agriculture commissioner for that matter. ...

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  2. California to Fight Ruling Against Death PenaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Time

    California is appealing last month's federal court ruling that declared the state's enforcement of the death penalty to be unconstitutional.

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  3. Man reprieved after eight years behind barsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Xinhuanet

    ... firm of Xiamen in Fujian told Xinhua that the acquittal showed the caution of the courts in resorting to the death penalty. Last August, the Anhui Provincial Higher People's Court set Yu Yingsheng free, 17 years after he was sent to jail for ...

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  4. Saudi Arabia: Scheduled beheading reflects authorities' callous disregard to human rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Amnesty International USA

    ... Boumedouha, Deputy Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Programme. "The use of the death penalty in Saudi Arabia is so far removed from any kind of legal parameters that it is almost hard to believe." Hajras al-Qurey, 53, ...

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  5. China: Death row inmate freed after six years of trials and appealsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Amnesty International

    This rare acquittal is yet another vivid example of why the death penalty should be abolished, and the ever present risk of executing innocent people is just one of many compelling arguments against the death penalty.

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  6. California to appeal ruling tossing death penaltyRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Daily Mail

    California's attorney general said Thursday she will appeal a federal court ruling that called the state's death penalty unconstitutional. 10 comments

  7. Courts - 'Lessons from Tennessee Supreme Court retention election'Read the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Indiana Law Blog

    ... of conservative Republicans: They will follow the Tennessee Constitution, support gun rights and support the death penalty. I was not surprised by the result - as I explain, judges almost never lose these races - but I have been surprised that so ...

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  8. Why Terrorists Behead Their VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Criminal Report Daily

    ... incompetent executioner whose barbarous and botched beheadings became notorious throughout Europe. As death penalty opponents have noted, there is no clean, painless or humane way to kill a person. Even with modern drug cocktails designed to bring a ...

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  9. 5 Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 22Read the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Washington Times

    ... Thursday of first-degree murder. That same panel will return Monday to recommend either life in prison or the death penalty for Williams. A judge will make the final decision. The Tampa Bay Rays overcame a masterful performance by David Price. Price ...

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  10. Boston Suspect's Friend Admits Binning EvidenceRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | LBC 97.3

    ... Dzhokar Tsarnaev, who is due to stand trial in November, is accused of 30 federal charges and faces the death penalty if found guilty. His defence team is trying to delay the trial and get it moved to Washington, arguing it cannot find an impartial ...

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  11. This day in history: Eric Rudolph sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    ... a similar sentence for the 1998 bombing of a women's clinic in Birmingham. His plea deal spared him the death penalty. ON THIS DATE IN 2005, A SERIAL BOMBER CEMENTED HIS FUTURE OF SPENDING THE REST OF HIS LIFE IN PRISON. ERIC RUDOLPH WAS SENTENCED ...

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  12. Showing MissouriRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Counterpunch

    ... the constitutionality of the executions." He observed that among the court's many wanderings through the death penalty process was the 1983 case of Doyle Williams. The Missouri Supreme Court set a time for Mr. Williams to expire at the hands of the ...

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  13. A look inside Nevada's death row with a federal defense attorneyRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | The Las Vegas Sun

    For decades, Michael Pescetta has sought to help dozens of defendants facing Nevada's often imposed yet seldom used death penalty.

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  14. Death penalty upheld in throat-slashing serial murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... ris said she will appeal a federal judge's ruling last month that the state's cumbersome administration of the death penalty violates the constitution's ban on cruel and unusual punishment.

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  15. China court frees man after 6 years on death rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... of Nian's conviction was "another reminder of the need to immediately end all executions and abolish the death penalty in the country". "The ever present risk of executing innocent people is just one of many compelling arguments against the death ...

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  16. California attorney general appeals ruling on death penalty systemRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | Reuters

    California's attorney general said on Thursday she is appealing a federal district court decision last month that found the state's death penalty system unconstitutional on the grounds it took so long it amounted to cruel and unusual punishment.

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  17. Death Penalty off the Table in Dixon CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | MyHighPlains.com

    An Amarillo doctor will not face the death penalty in an alleged murder for hire plot.

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  18. Care.com Nanny Service Sued Over Infant's Wrongful DeathRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | FindLaw

    ... the maximum sentence for first-degree murder is life in prison, so Gumm won't have to worry about the death penalty. However, the Koopmeiners have filed wrongful death suits in both Illinois and Wisconsin state courts, which will likely be affected ...

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  19. Hawker Nian Bin in hiding after Chinese court overturns death sentenceRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | South China Morning Post

    ... high court sent the case back to the Fuzhou court, arguing that evidence was insufficient to warrant the death penalty. The last legal step prior to Nian's execution was the approval by the Supreme People's Court in Beijing, the nation's highest ...

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  20. Rare China death row acquittalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | BBC News

    ... International said the case has highlighted "the ever present risk of executing innocent people" with the death penalty and the legal system's flaws. "China's justice system is deeply flawed and more needs to be done to promptly address the failures ...

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