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Rapid City Journal
Big boost in funding for death penalty casessince 1991 shows that death penalty cases are largely disappearing from small c
Rapid City Journal / Posted 3 days ago
since 1991 shows that death penalty cases are largely disappearing from small cities and rural counties, according to the Death Penalty Information Center. Reasons include their “substantially greater cost” compared with non-death penalty cases,... Read more
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International Business Times
Texas man who was serving 99 years imprisonment executed for prison guard's 1999 death "Pruett has raised nothing new that casts any doubt on his guilt." The executi
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
"Pruett has raised nothing new that casts any doubt on his guilt." The execution was the 20th in the US this year, and the sixth in Texas, which executes more inmates than any other state, according to the nonprofit Death Penalty Information Cen... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
Death penalty support in North Carolina continues to falldeclined, indicating a correlation that may surprise some, explains Robert Dunh
The Charlotte Post / Posted 6 days ago
declined, indicating a correlation that may surprise some, explains Robert Dunham, executive director of the nonpartisan Death Penalty Information Center. “The murder rate drove death sentencing,” he said. “Death sentences had nothing to do with... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Federal death penalty trial underway for ailing man in SpringfieldOnly three federal inmates have been executed since the federal death penalty w
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 16 days ago
Only three federal inmates have been executed since the federal death penalty was reinstated in 1988, according to the death penalty information center. The last federal death penalty case in Springfield was in 2014. Wesley Paul Coonce Jr. and... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Could FL killers on death row get life instead?murder. It does not justify and it does not make it the same.” A brief history
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 22 days ago
murder. It does not justify and it does not make it the same.” A brief history of the death penalty in Florida (Source: Death Penalty Information Center) 1827 – First known execution in Florida, Benjamin Donica hung for murder. 1923 – A bill... Read more

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