Death Penalty Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Oklahoma high court stays 2 death row executionsRead the original story

    Monday | Marshfield News-Herald

    ... these drugs are safe, or to prove that they were acquired legally." Oklahoma and other states that have the death penalty have been scrambling for substitute drugs or new sources for drugs for lethal injections after major drugmakers - many based in ...


  2. Don't miss this opportunity to reform the Florida death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Miami Herald

    ... across the political and ideological chasm. One such opportunity, a fix to part of Florida's broken death penalty system, is now before the Legislature. The death penalty is likely to be with us until the U.S. Supreme Court or the Florida ...


  3. Petetan found guilty of capital murder, faces life in prison or death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KXXV-TV Waco

    UPDATE: The jury just found Carnell Petetan guilty of capital murder. He is facing either life in prison or the death penalty.


  4. Oklahoma court stays executions of 2 inmatesRead the original story

    Monday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... Executions have been conducted using the drug combination in Florida with lower doses. States that have the death penalty have been scrambling for substitute drugs or new sources for drugs after major drugmakers - many based in Europe with longtime ...


  5. Justice Stevens: Make 6 changes to ConstitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... than six changes to the Constitution, of which two are directly related to guns. Others would abolish the death penalty, make it easier to limit spending on elections and rein in partisan drawing of electoral districts. His proposed amendments ...


  6. Ex-Justice Stevens: Unlimited Individual Donations Threat to DemocracyRead the original story

    Monday | News Max

    ... "Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution," in which he has chapters on gun control, the death penalty, gerrymandering, and state sovereignty, each concluding with a proposed amendment. But Stevens was hesitant with The Times on ...


  7. Homosexuality was first banned in Uganda by BritishRead the original story

    Monday | Daily Monitor

    ... Henry VIII signed into law the Buggery Act. The law prohibited all homosexual activities and prescribed the death penalty for contravention. In addition, all property of the convict was confiscated. The heir(s) would inherit nothing. The death ...


  8. U.S. jurors hear radical cleric's praise for September 11 attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Reuters

    ... Extradited from Britain in 2012 under the condition that he would be tried in civilian court and not face the death penalty, Abu Hamza is expected to testify in his own defense in Manhattan federal court. The trial began last week and is expected to ...


  9. Executions delayed in 'secrecy' rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | BBC News

    ... systems, and stop their hearts. The challenge to Oklahoma's law was brought by Lockett, who received the death penalty for the 1999 shooting of a 19-year-old woman, and Warner, who was convicted for the 1997 murder and rape of an 11-month-old girl. ...


  10. John Paul Stevens Pitches Six Major Changes To The Constitution In New BookRead the original story

    Monday | Switched

    Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens says in a new book that the Constitution should be changed to eliminate individuals' right to own a gun, abolish the death penalty and make it easier to limit spending on elections.


  11. Ex-Marine tells lawyers not to fight death penaltyRead the original story

    Monday | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... the absence of any opposition, prosecutors pressed ahead with their case that Jorge Torrez, 25, deserves the death penalty. As the trial moved into the sentencing phase, jurors heard allegations for the first time that Torrez is a multiple murderer ...


  12. Cuyahoga Prosecutor asks for clemency in Tyler caseCuyahoga...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    ... realistically consider the higher level of evidence required by state and federal appellate courts to uphold death penalty convictions than other types of crimes. In this case, there is no doubt that Mr. Leach was an innocent elderly victim who was ...


  13. Questions about capital punishment? Ask Professor GallowsRead the original story

    Monday | Daily Kos

    ... "Thou shalt not kill." Not, "Thou shalt not kill, unless the person did something unspeakably evil." The death penalty is an extraordinarily controversial issue - one of the most fascinating loopholes mankind has created when it comes to obeying ...


  14. Hurricane Carter and Steven Truscott refused to be condemned by historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CBC News

    ... just weeks before the scheduled hanging, and his controversial case helped shape the debate to abolish the death penalty in Canada. Paroled after 10 years, Truscott quietly waited for three decades until his three children were adults before ...


  15. We're Running Out of Ways to Kill People-LegallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Truthdig

    ... doing just fine. Might even say it's become a robust and vigorous pursuit. Talking about carrying out the death penalty. Although the word "penalty" always seems to criminally understate the case. Over the years, civilizations have evolved in how to ...


  16. Man Orders Lawyers Not to Fight Death PenaltyRead the original story

    Monday | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    An ex-Marine facing possible execution for the 2009 murder of a fellow service member has ordered his lawyers not to make any arguments or effort to spare his life.


  17. Former Supreme Court justice wants to change ConstitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... in 1975. WASHINGTON - Former Supreme Court justice John Paul Stevens wants to reduce gun violence, abolish the death penalty, restrict political campaign spending, limit states' independence and make Congress more competitive and less combative. ...


  18. Prosecutors seek new judge in Carnation killingsRead the original story

    Monday | KXLY-TV Spokane

    King County prosecutors are seeking a new trial judge in the death penalty cases against two people accused of killing a family of six in Carnation in 2007.


  19. Judge plans to reappoint public defender for Nikko JenkinsRead the original story

    Monday | Omaha World-Herald

    A judge has called for a hearing Tuesday to reappoint the public defender's office to represent Nikko Jenkins before a three-judge panel that will decide whether he should receive the death penalty.


  20. Oklahoma Courts at War Over Lethal Injection SecrecyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Atlantic

    ... unusual" punishment clause of the Eighth Amendment. It is an argument being made by other attorneys in other death penalty states that are suddenly scrambling to find new execution drugs . The Oklahoma Supreme Court, which handles civil cases, seems ...