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  1. Clean-shaven Fort Hood gunman Hasan could get new lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... Hasan's lawyer was to find errors she may have made. The review is one of several mandatory steps in military death penalty cases. Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or ...

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  2. Man faces execution in Texas for 1996 strangling deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... this year. Ladd's attorneys are arguing in the Supreme Court that the 57-year-old man is ineligible for the death penalty because he's mentally disabled. He's also part of a separate lawsuit that questions the potency of the sedative pentobarbital ...

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  3. once banned twice shy commented on once banned twice shy's blog...Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | Duke City Fix

    ... your mouth shut and appear stupid than open it and remove all doubt." - Mark Twain. For those opposed to the death penalty, I wonder how much it cost us to prosecute then imprison Johnny Zinn? Could that money been better spent on helping the ...

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  4. Sajida al Rishawi: why her enemies want her freedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The First Post

    ... She was sentenced to death in 2006, but in the same year the Jordanian government placed a moratorium on the death penalty. According to CNN , it has become clear in recent months that al-Qaeda's leadership has fallen out with that of Islamic State. ...

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  5. Fixing the ConstitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Michigan Radio

    ... there would be no barriers to reasonable gun control. Some of Justice Stevens' other amendments would make the death penalty an unconstitutionally cruel and unusual punishment, outlaw today's insane gerrymandering, and allow government to impose ...

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  6. The Supreme Court could avoid cases like this one if Americans abolished the damn death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Daily Kos

    ... federal government) will wise up and join the 18 states plus the District of Columbia that have abolished the death penalty. Until then, we're going to continue to have executions of the innocent, even if most of these cases don't get examined in ...

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  7. Texas set to execute man for killing woman, setting her body on fireRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... If it goes ahead, Ladd would be the 520th person executed in Texas since the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976, the most of any state. Nearly 40 percent of all the executions in the United States in that time have taken place ...

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  8. Iran: Prominent Human Rights Activist Detained and Kept from Seeing VP of German ParliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Payvand News of Iran

    ... Ministry interrogators, I was accused of 'membership in the anti-security group Step by Step to Stop Death Penalty campaign ,' for my activities to abolish the death penalty. My case is at Branch 15 of the Revolutionary Court now, and I am awaiting ...

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  9. Rights groups call on Pakistan to halt executioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Peninsula

    Rights organisations on Thursday called on Pakistan to halt the execution of the first civilian for a non-terror related offence since 2008, saying the move would violate its own official policy. Pakistan lifted a six-year moratorium on the death penalty last month in the case of convicted terrorists following a Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar which killed 150 people.

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  10. UAE: Repression on All FrontsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | PressReleasePoint

    ... The law classifies a wide range of peaceful and legitimate conduct as terrorism offenses and provides for the death penalty for, among other things, acts that the authorities deem to be "undermining" national unity. In January, 20 Egyptians and 10 ...

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  11. So what is the Pa. Supreme Court anyway?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | PennLive.com

    ... . It primarily hears appeals from Commonwealth and Superior courts, but is also called upon to hear appeals in death penalty cases and to intervene in lower court proceedings.

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  12. Robert Ladd Execution: Man Convicted In Fatal Beating Set To Die ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Switched

    ... If it goes ahead, Ladd would be the 520th person executed in Texas since the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976, the most of any state. Nearly 40 percent of all the executions in the United States in that time have taken place ...

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  13. As Court Stays Executions, Rights Group Says 'End the Death Penalty'Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | Common Dreams

    Pending the outcome of a challenge to the drug cocktail being used by the state of Oklahoma to carry out death sentences, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday issued stays of execution for three men, including one slated to be killed Thursday. "Rather than continuing a practice that has been abandoned in all but a few counties-and risking more botched executions-Oklahoma should join the national trend and end the death penalty."

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  14. Pre-trial hearing continues for Stephens County murder suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | KSWO

    ... degree murder trial moved out of Stephens County. They also want a judge to eliminate the possibility of the death penalty if Bench is convicted of killing Braylee Henry in Velma in 2012. Once again, the hearing is expected to be closed to the ...

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  15. Inmate Gives Rare Glimpse Of Life On Death RowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Sky News

    Richard Glossip, whose execution was put on hold at the last minute, tells Sky News how he gets through his days on death row. A prisoner facing the death penalty has told Sky News how he spent the final days before his execution date laughing at episodes of the British comedy series Last Of The Summer Wine.

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  16. Photo: ERIC, License: N/A, Created: 2015:01:28 16:38:41Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... other candidates rather than face a retention question to which people vote "Yes" or "No." "Whether it be the death penalty or just simply be a crime of property violence, not violent crime, we need experienced judges, and that's why I'm running for ...

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  17. Shakeel Begg and Abu ZubairRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | Harry's Place

    ... defends certain aspects of Islam that often come under attack by the secularists. Such as, for instance, death penalty for apostasy. He is a defender of the traditional opinion that apostasy is a criminal offence which deserves death penalty. And he ...

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  18. Texas Uses Of Mice and Men Standards to Execute Mentally Disabled ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Houston Press

    ... Robert Ladd's fate shouldn't depend on a novella." Texas has been executing people as fast as it can since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976. However, the question of whether or not anyone should be executing the intellectually disabled has ...

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  19. To hell, and backRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Jewish Chronicle

    ... and its Jewish survivors. As Ms Birenbaum, who emigrated to Israel in 1947, said: "I was prisoner 48693 with a death penalty hanging over me because I was young, because I was Jewish." With most of them in their late 80s and 90s, the ceremony on ...

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  20. Record number of exonerations in the U.S., report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Washington Post

    ... nationwide, with just a handful of states putting inmates to death. A majority of Americans support the death penalty , but that support has dropped in the past two decades. This drop in support has less to do with the high-profile issues involving ...

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