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2015/07/23 23:45
2015/07/23 23:45
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Accused Charleston shooter Dylann Roof will be defended at his federal trial by David Bruck, the famous anti-death penalty attorney who most recently co-defended Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar...
2015/07/23 23:45
2015/07/23 23:45
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2015/07/21 22:03
2015/07/21 22:03
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The law, lawyers, and the court. Late last week, after 12 weeks of testimony from more than 250 witnesses, and after a day and a half of deliberation, jurors in the trial of James Holmes found him...
2015/07/19 21:21
2015/07/19 21:21
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Anger as district attorney plans to prosecute Boston Bomber Tsarnaev again... but in a state court Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan believes its important Dzhokhar Tsarnaev be prosecuted for...
2015/07/19 04:12
2015/07/19 04:12
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SUPPLIES CUT OFF Ohio still seeking execution drugs Death penalty on hold until 2016 The death chamber at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville. COLUMBUS — Ohio has swapped out the...
2015/07/16 17:19
2015/07/16 17:19
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FILE - This Oct. 9, 2014, file photo shows the gurney in the the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Okla. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File) A long-time associate and mentor...
2015/07/15 08:54
2015/07/15 08:54
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Robyn Barbour was for the death penalty before she was against it. The Sacramento-area teacher used to support capital punishment in California, she says, "because my dad was in favor of it." Barbour...
2015/07/06 19:25
2015/07/06 19:25
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The trial is over, but the work has just begun. A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death—starting a long appeals process that could stretch a decade or more. “If you compare the death penalty to...
2015/07/04 03:19
2015/07/04 03:19
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In yet another highly anticipated decision, the high court ruled against three Oklahoma prisoners claiming a controversial lethal-injection drug violated the cruel and unusual punishment clause of the...
2015/07/02 14:14
2015/07/02 14:14
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... -- Here's a look at the death penalty in the United States. Capital punishment is legal in 31 U.S. states. Connecticut, New Mexico and Maryland have abolished the death penalty, but it is not...
2015/06/29 19:14
2015/06/29 19:14
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Two years ago the state Legislature asked that question. But when it comes to the ultimate power of government, the power to kill a convicted criminal, one powerful lawmaker is not asking -- and...
2015/06/29 17:34
2015/06/29 17:34
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A Supreme Court decision Monday upholding a controversial drug in lethal injection executions in an Oklahoma case triggers implementation of a settlement agreement in California that will restart...
2015/06/29 02:21
2015/06/29 02:21
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... government took few steps to investigate, prosecute, punish, or otherwise hold accountable officials, whether in the security services or elsewhere in the government, who committed abuses....
2015/06/28 18:33
2015/06/28 18:33
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Sandy Jackson’s husband, Paul Verna, an LAPD officer, was murdered in cold blood. Raynard Cummings and Kenneth Gay were convicted in the death of Verna and were sentenced to death in 1985. David Crane...
2015/06/26 03:15
2015/06/26 03:15
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In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, right, stands before U.S. District Judge George O'Toole Jr. as he addresses the court during his sentencing, Wednesday, June 24,...
2015/07/23 23:45
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