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Presidential Candidates on the Death Penalty

Presidential Candidates on the Death Penalty - The New York Times http://nyti.ms/1UvGOFt

Death penalty dysfunction in 2015

Death penalty dysfunction in 2015, by Liliana Segura http://theintercept.com/2015/12/11/death-penalty-dysfunction-in-2015/ “To sum it up,” he said, “her case exemplified the lack of mercy in the American justice system at this time.”

URGENT! Sign & Share this petition to grant Richard Glossip a reprieve

SIGN & SHARE! Petition by Sister Helen Prejean and Susan Sarandon to be delivered to Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin >>> MoveOn Petitions - Governor Fallin: Grant Richard Glossip a reprieve http://bit.ly/1IWeoAO Stop the planned execution of…Read More

Colorado | Life Sentence, not death, for James Holmes, Aurora Theater Gunman

In a decision that surprised many in this community, a jury sentenced James E. Holmes to life in prison with no chance of parole on Friday, rejecting the death penalty for the man who carried out a 2012 shooting rampage that killed 12 people in a Colorado…Read More

US Supreme Court Allows Use of Execution Drug

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled on Monday against three death row inmates who had sought to bar the use of an execution drug they said risked causing excruciating pain. Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. wrote the majority opinion in the 5-to-4 decision. He…Read More

Court's Ban of Death Penalty Lawyer Will Stand | The Texas Tribune

The Texas Supreme Court on Friday ruled it has no authority or jurisdiction to intervene in its sister court's ban of prominent death penalty lawyer David Dow. Read more here > http://bit.ly/1Ii4IAx

Nebraska Bans Death Penalty With Veto Override

Nebraska on Wednesday became the first conservative state in more than 40 years to abolish the death penalty, with lawmakers defying their Republican governor, Pete Ricketts, a staunch supporter of capital punishment who had lobbied vigorously against banning…Read More
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