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  1. Disturbing testimony, DNA make up first week of McTear trialRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago |

    ... . This is Richard McTear’s second trial in this case. The first one was ended in a mistrial. He faces the death penalty if he’s convicted.


  2. Transcript shows concerns during Arizona executionRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    ... the middle of the arguments, Zick informed them that Wood had died. The execution brought new attention to the death penalty debate in the U.S. as opponents said it was proof that lethal injection is cruel and unusual punishment. State officials and ...


  3. Death Penalty Expert On Why Lethal Injection Is So ProblematicRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    In the wake of Arizona's botched execution, Steve Inskeep talks with Amherst professor Austin Sarat, author of the recent book Gruesome Spectacles: Botched Executions and America's Death Penalty.


  4. Ariz. officials deny execution was botchedAriz. officials deny...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... site Politico on Wednesday that it was a "bollixed-up situation" that amounted to "torture." "I believe in the death penalty for certain crimes," he said. "But that is not an acceptable way of carrying it out. And the people who were responsible ...


  5. .com | Bring back firing squads - US judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | News24

    ... 9th Circuit and is known for his well-written and often provocative opinions. He wrote about grappling with a death penalty case for The New Yorker magazine in 1997. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our ...


  6. Botched executions raise concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Politico

    ... of pentobarbital were either exhausted or expired by last November, said Jen Moreno, a staff attorney at the Death Penalty Clinic at the University of California Berkeley Law School. That meant states had to use a different drug or turn to lightly ...


  7. Judge's removal sought in Ohio death penalty caseRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Record

    ... to disqualify Judge Mary Margaret Rowlands because they say she asked them to drop their plans to seek the death penalty in the case against Deshanon Haywood. The request came the same say opening statements were to begin in Haywood's trial. The ...


  8. Will sociopath for VotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pam's House Blend

    ... Wednesday before he died, his lawyers said, in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S. Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne's office said Joseph Rudolph Wood was pronounced dead at 3:49 p.m., one hour and 57 ...


  9. Execution offers evidence against lethal injectionRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Day

    ... to examine how American executions are carried out, said Deborah Denno, a Fordham University School of Law death penalty expert. "Every time this happens, it makes it far more difficult for a state corrections department to justify using a drug such ...


  10. Gay Saudi Arabian man sentenced to 450 lashes and three years in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Star Observer

    ... all other member-nations of the Gulf Cooperation Council, it is punishable by life imprisonment or even the death penalty. Meanwhile, over in India, the newly-elected government announced that it had no intention to repeal or amend Section 377 of ...


  11. A reason for pauseRead the original story

    Yesterday | Journal Gazette

    Those who support the death penalty ought to feel a special revulsion at botched executions, the latest being the almost two-hour ordeal Wednesday in Arizona.


  12. Pope meets Sudanese woman sentenced to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Olympian

    ... the United Nations and Amnesty International, among others, and both the United States and Italy - a strong death penalty opponent with long ties to the Horn of Africa region - worked to win her release. Sudan's high court threw out her death ...


  13. McCain Calls Execution Of Arizona Inmate 'Torture'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WWTC-AM Eagan

    ... an inmate in his state was nothing short of "torture." The Republican lawmaker told "Politico" he supports the death penalty, but called the way the execution of Joseph Wood was carried out unacceptable. McCain said the lethal injection needs to be ...


  14. Man, 26, charged with murder in killing of Gary police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... Westerfield's fiancee minced no words when it came to the fate of his alleged killer: She wants him to get the death penalty. Lake County Sheriff John Buncich and Prosecutor Bernard Carter on Thursday announced that Carl Le'Ellis Blount Jr. had been ...


  15. Judge: Bring back firing squadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    ... lethal injections. Last week a Southern California federal judge cited the delays in declaring the state's death penalty system unconstitutional. Now the West Coast's top-ranking federal judge, a supporter of capital punishment, says it's time to ...


  16. Prosecutor: Principal suspects in Doty slaying wona t face death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Highlands Today

    ... body on fire while he was still alive. Despite those circumstances, the pair, if convicted, won't face the death penalty, Assistant State Attorney Stephen Houchin said this week. The law lists factors that would allow for seeking the death penalty ...


  17. Capital Punishment DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Texarkana Gazette

    Associated Press John Zemblidge, right, of Phoenix, leads a group of about a dozen death penalty opponents in prayer as they protest the possible execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood on Wednesday at the state prison in Florence, Ariz.


  18. US judge orders new trial for Vt. man on death rowRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Bennington Banner

    ... she arrived for work at a Rutland supermarket. She was later killed in New York state. Vermont does not have a death penalty. After the crime, federal prosecutors agreed to prosecute and seek the death penalty for one of the most horrific crimes ...


  19. High Court upholds Mane's conviction, arguments on sentencing on August 5Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    ... sane person would have stopped the vehicle out of to fear for his life," he argued. The bus driver was awarded death penalty by a Pune sessions court on April 8, 2013. He appealed against the death sentence before the Bombay High Court in May 2013. ...


  20. Good Question: How Can Executions Go Wrong?Read the original story

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    ... results. So far this year, there have been 26 executions, all by lethal injection. Thirty-two states have the death penalty. Some even have the electric chair, hanging and firing squads as options. President Obama has issued a policy review of how ...