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2 hrs ago | Daily Kos
The surreal national debate over the death penalty reached a climax of sorts Wednesday afternoon in a prison execution chamber in Florence, Ariz [over the execution of double murderer Joseph Wood].... "The death penalty simply has no place in this country," said Brian Stull, an attorney for the ACLU's Capital Punishment Project.
6 hrs ago | SFGate
A federal appeals court has refused to overturn the conviction of a man linked a 1992 robbery and triple murder in Tucson.
A customer enters the Oyster Shack at Drakes Bay Oyster Co. on July 10, 2014 in Inverness, California.
On the same day that the California Supreme Court issued Iskanian , another important ruling with respect to class action arbitration waivers was issued by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
The former Akron police captain accused of killing his wife in 1997 is scheduled for a hearing today, two days after the Ohio Supreme Court denied hearing his appeal.
As I mentioned when the blog moved to The Washington Post , we are unfortunately scheduled to be placed behind The Post's rather permeable paywall.
On Wednesday the execution of an Arizona inmate took nearly two hours ; the process usually takes just 10 minutes.
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently affirmed a US District Court for the Central District of California decision dismissing a Telephone Consumer Protection Act claim.
Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Alex Kozinski poses for a portrait in the lobby of a Washington office building, Thursday, July 24, 2014.
THERE are two reasons for arguing that the death penalty is a "cruel and unusual punishment", and thus unconstitutional.
Should lethal injection be replaced by firing squad? One federal judge thinks so.
Days before an Arizona murderer gasped and snorted for more than 90 minutes and died nearly two hours after his execution began, a conservative federal appeals judge called for replacing lethal injection with firing squads, saying the public must acknowledge that executions are "brutal, savage events."
Gov. Jan Brewer had two big court decisions go against her in recent weeks - but the litigation-happy gov is ready to keep fighting in court rather than comply with court orders.
A box of cupcakes are seen topped with icons of same-sex couples at City Hall in San Francisco, June 29, 2013.
A letter from the James Fouts, Mayor of the City of Warren, Michigan, attached to the Complaint in a lawsuit filed challenging this policy : The City of Warren through the Downtown Development Authority has received your request to use space in the atrium.
A former Akron police captain freed in his ex-wife's death appears headed to prison -- or a new trial -- after a divided Ohio Supreme Court refused today to hear his appeal.
Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 08:17 am
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