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Philly.com
Roger King, 72, 'larger than life' retired Philly homicide prosecutorconvictions - more than anyone in Pennsylvania history at the time, according t
Roger King, 72, 'larger than life' retired Philly homicide prosecutor
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
convictions - more than anyone in Pennsylvania history at the time, according to Robert Dunham, executive director of the Death Penalty Information Center in Washington, D.C. But his legacy was complicated by several overturned convictions. Just... Read more
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The Hill
Efforts to end death penalty gain steamage groups, among all races, among all religions and among every political affi
Efforts to end death penalty gain steam
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
age groups, among all races, among all religions and among every political affiliation,” said Robert Dunham, who runs the Death Penalty Information Center, a group that advocates for an end to capital punishment. At the state level, calls for an... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
26 years later, family of murder victims want justicewere doing. Like I said, they were saving wire nuts, so they knew to save them,
26 years later, family of murder victims want justice
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
were doing. Like I said, they were saving wire nuts, so they knew to save them, so they could put the fans back up." The Death Penalty Information Center says the average time between sentencing and execution of an inmate was nearly 16 years in... Read more
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Raw Story
Texas appeals court halts execution of man who did not kill anyoneexecuted as accessories to felony murder since the United States reinstated the
Texas appeals court halts execution of man who did not kill anyone
Raw Story / Posted 5 days ago
executed as accessories to felony murder since the United States reinstated the death penalty in 1976, according to the Death Penalty Information Center, which monitors capital punishment. Five have been in Texas, which has executed more people... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Why 2015 was a record year for the wrongfully convictedfrom new DNA evidence. More than 150 defendants on death row have been exonera
Why 2015 was a record year for the wrongfully convicted
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
from new DNA evidence. More than 150 defendants on death row have been exonerated nationwide since 1973, according to the Death Penalty Information Center, a not-for-profit based in Washington, D.C., that provides analysis regarding capital... Read more
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Christian Today
Texas halts execution of man who didn't kill anyoneexecuted as accessories to felony murder since the United States reinstated the
Texas halts execution of man who didn't kill anyone
Christian Today / Posted 5 days ago
executed as accessories to felony murder since the United States reinstated the death penalty in 1976, according to the Death Penalty Information Center, which monitors capital punishment. Five have been in Texas, which has executed more people... Read more
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Aljazeera
Texas halts execution of man who did not kill anyonehave been executed as accessories to felony murder since the US reinstated the
Texas halts execution of man who did not kill anyone
Aljazeera / Posted 5 days ago
have been executed as accessories to felony murder since the US reinstated the death penalty in 1976, according to the Death Penalty Information Center, which monitors capital punishment. Five have been in Texas, which has executed more people... Read more
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Raw Story
Texas appeals court halts execution of man who did not kill anyoneexecuted as accessories to felony murder since the United States reinstated the
Texas appeals court halts execution of man who did not kill anyone
Raw Story / Posted 6 days ago
executed as accessories to felony murder since the United States reinstated the death penalty in 1976, according to the Death Penalty Information Center, which monitors capital punishment. Five have been in Texas, which has executed more people... Read more
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Reuters
Texas appeals court halts execution of man who did not kill anyoneexecuted as accessories to felony murder since the United States reinstated the
Texas appeals court halts execution of man who did not kill anyone
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
executed as accessories to felony murder since the United States reinstated the death penalty in 1976, according to the Death Penalty Information Center, which monitors capital punishment. Five have been in Texas, which has executed more people... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Why, Susana?Berkeley. “Once the death penalty is gone, people tend not to miss it,” says Ro
Why, Susana?
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 6 days ago
Berkeley. “Once the death penalty is gone, people tend not to miss it,” says Robert Dunham, executive director of the Death Penalty Information Center. “It costs a lot of money and it doesn’t work.”New Mexico repealed the death penalty in... Read more
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Island Packet
Why 2015 was a record year for the wrongfully convictedfrom new DNA evidence. More than 150 defendants on death row have been exonera
Why 2015 was a record year for the wrongfully convicted
Island Packet / Posted 7 days ago
from new DNA evidence. More than 150 defendants on death row have been exonerated nationwide since 1973, according to the Death Penalty Information Center, a nonprofit based in Washington, D.C., that provides analysis regarding capital punishment.... Read more
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The News & Observer
Why 2015 was a record year for the wrongfully convictedfrom new DNA evidence. More than 150 defendants on death row have been exonera
Why 2015 was a record year for the wrongfully convicted
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
from new DNA evidence. More than 150 defendants on death row have been exonerated nationwide since 1973, according to the Death Penalty Information Center, a nonprofit based in Washington, D.C., that provides analysis regarding capital punishment.... Read more
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Raw Story
Lawyer challenges death sentence for Texas man who didn’t kill anyoneexecuted as accessories to felony murder since the United States reinstated the
Lawyer challenges death sentence for Texas man who didn’t kill anyone
Raw Story / Posted 8 days ago
executed as accessories to felony murder since the United States reinstated the death penalty in 1976, according to the Death Penalty Information Center, which monitors capital punishment.... Read more
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Reuters
Texas death sentence for accessory challenged by defense lawyerexecuted as accessories to felony murder since the United States reinstated the
Texas death sentence for accessory challenged by defense lawyer
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
executed as accessories to felony murder since the United States reinstated the death penalty in 1976, according to the Death Penalty Information Center, which monitors capital punishment. (here) Under Texas' "Law of Parties," a person can be... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Truth Be Told: California Has ‘Largest Death Row In Western Hemisphere’Hemisphere belong to states within the United States, not separate countries, s
Truth Be Told: California Has ‘Largest Death Row In Western Hemisphere’
KPBS San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
Hemisphere belong to states within the United States, not separate countries, said Robert Dunham, executive director of the Death Penalty Information Center. The Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit is considered an authority on death penalty topics and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
In Texas, a man who didn't kill anybody is about to be executed for murderthan a third of them have taken place in Texas, which has executed 537 people o
In Texas, a man who didn't kill anybody is about to be executed for murder
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
than a third of them have taken place in Texas, which has executed 537 people over that period, according to the Death Penalty Information Center. Oklahoma and Virginia have the next-highest figures, with 112 and 111 executions... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
In Texas, a man who didn't kill anybody is about to be executed for murderthan a third of them have taken place in Texas, which has executed 537 people o
In Texas, a man who didn't kill anybody is about to be executed for murder
Houston Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
than a third of them have taken place in Texas, which has executed 537 people over that period, according to the Death Penalty Information Center. Oklahoma and Virginia have the next-highest figures, with 112 and 111 executions... Read more
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Raw Story
Texas prepares to execute a man who killed no oneand the safe. Kerr County decided to seek the death penalty for both Reneau an
Texas prepares to execute a man who killed no one
Raw Story / Posted 14 days ago
and the safe. Kerr County decided to seek the death penalty for both Reneau and Wood in Keeran’s death — a rare move. The Death Penalty Information Center has confirmed 10 cases — five from Texas — in which a person was executed under state felony... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Jeff Wood Never Killed Anyone But Texas Plans to Execute Him - Jeff Wood Never Killed Anyone But Texas Plans to Execute Him by Jolie McCullough The Texas Tribune Aug. 11 2016 A small-town Texan Danny Wood is quick to tell you he’s not against the ...he heard the shooting, Wood entered the store, and he and Reneau removed the VC
Jeff Wood Never Killed Anyone But Texas Plans to Execute Him - Jeff Wood Never Killed Anyone But Texas Plans to Execute Him by Jolie McCullough The Texas Tribune Aug. 11 2016 A small-town Texan Danny Wood is quick to tell you he’s not against the ...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
he heard the shooting, Wood entered the store, and he and Reneau removed the VCR, the security footage and the safe. The Death Penalty Information Center has confirmed 10 cases — five from Texas — in which a person was executed under state felony... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Jeff Wood Never Killed Anyone, But Texas Plans to Execute Himhe heard the shooting, Wood entered the store, and he and Reneau removed the VC
Jeff Wood Never Killed Anyone, But Texas Plans to Execute Him
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 14 days ago
he heard the shooting, Wood entered the store, and he and Reneau removed the VCR, the security footage and the safe. The Death Penalty Information Center has confirmed 10 cases — five from Texas — in which a person was executed under state felony... Read more
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SKY News
'Grim Sleeper' Killer Faces Victims' Relativeshad traces of cocaine in their systems, authorities said. Executions in Califo
'Grim Sleeper' Killer Faces Victims' Relatives
SKY News / Posted 15 days ago
had traces of cocaine in their systems, authorities said. Executions in California are on hold due to pending litigation over lethal injections. The state has more than 740 inmates on death row, according to the Death Penalty Information... Read more
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The Columbian
Capital punishment has steep price tagpenalty cases There are currently nine inmates, all men, on death row, accordi
Capital punishment has steep price tag
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
penalty cases There are currently nine inmates, all men, on death row, according to statistics tracked by the Death Penalty Information Center. They are housed at the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla, where all executions... Read more
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Raw Story
After botched executions Oklahomans want to replace death penalty with restitutionAbout 48 percent of Republicans like the idea and 41 percent are against. Robe
After botched executions Oklahomans want to replace death penalty with restitution
Raw Story / Posted 18 days ago
About 48 percent of Republicans like the idea and 41 percent are against. Robert Dunham, executive director of the Death Penalty Information Center told NewsOK that the poll reveals support for the death penalty isn’t as strong as many... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Delaware Supreme Court Finds State's Death Penalty Law Is Unconstitutionalcurrent death penalty statute violates the Sixth Amendment role of the jury as
Delaware Supreme Court Finds State's Death Penalty Law Is Unconstitutional
KERA North Texas / Posted 23 days ago
current death penalty statute violates the Sixth Amendment role of the jury as set forth in Hurst." According to the Death Penalty Information Center, Delaware, Florida and Alabama are the only states that give judges the final power to... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Delaware Supreme Court Finds State's Death Penalty Law Is Unconstitutionalcurrent death penalty statute violates the Sixth Amendment role of the jury as
Delaware Supreme Court Finds State's Death Penalty Law Is Unconstitutional
KPBS San Diego / Posted 23 days ago
current death penalty statute violates the Sixth Amendment role of the jury as set forth in Hurst." According to the Death Penalty Information Center, Delaware, Florida and Alabama are the only states that give judges the final power to... Read more
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CBS News
Remembering the "smell of death"took their own lives. The electric chair is no longer used as a primary executi
Remembering the "smell of death"
CBS News / Posted 25 days ago
took their own lives. The electric chair is no longer used as a primary execution method in any state, according to the Death Penalty Information Center. Since July 2002, Alabama has used lethal injection instead. Hinton says it was his abiding... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Rally Questions Death Penalty for Texas Man Who Didn't Pull Trigger - Rally Questions Death Penalty for Texas Man Who Didn't Pull Trigger by Jolie McCullough The Texas Tribune July 23 2016 On Saturday relatives and supporters of death row inmate J...know anyone was going to be murdered.” Executions under the law of parties or
Rally Questions Death Penalty for Texas Man Who Didn't Pull Trigger - Rally Questions Death Penalty for Texas Man Who Didn't Pull Trigger by Jolie McCullough The Texas Tribune July 23 2016 On Saturday relatives and supporters of death row inmate J...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 1 months ago
know anyone was going to be murdered.” Executions under the law of parties or similar laws in other states, are rare. The Death Penalty Information Center has confirmed only 10 cases, five of which were in Texas. But two years later, Perry... Read more
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The Manila Times
Death penalty under pressureMore recent information on the state of the death penalty comes from the United
Death penalty under pressure
The Manila Times / Posted 1 months ago
More recent information on the state of the death penalty comes from the United States and was published Dec. 16 by the Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC). According to “The Death Penalty in 2015: Year End Report,” capital punishment... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Tougher penalties won't keep police officers safeand who the person knows is a peace officer or fireman." - Federal code 18 U.S
Tougher penalties won't keep police officers safe
Dallas Morning News / Posted 1 months ago
and who the person knows is a peace officer or fireman." - Federal code 18 U.S.C. 1114 allows for capital punishment for the murder of a federal judge or federal law enforcement official. Source: Death Penalty Information Center, Texas Pena... Read more
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Air Force Times
Death sentence upheld for Robins airmanfirst airman sentenced to death since 1992, although the Air Force last execute
Death sentence upheld for Robins airman
Air Force Times / Posted 1 months ago
first airman sentenced to death since 1992, although the Air Force last executed one of its own in 1954, according to the Death Penalty Information Center in Washington, D.C. The military has not carried out capital punishment since 1961. The... Read more
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