Death Penalty Newswire (Page 8)

Death Penalty Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Retiring Peterson attorney wona t see conclusion of blockbuster caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | The Fresno Bee

    ... who died of cancer in 2008. He improperly excused prospective jurors who professed misgivings about the death penalty but should have allowed some who were willing to overlook their own views to impose capital punishment in some circumstances, the ...

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  2. End the death penalty for mentally ill criminalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | The Washington Post

    ... - Indiana, Ohio, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia - have proposed legislation to prohibit the death penalty for individuals with severe mental illness. As former governors of states that are grappling with this issue, we strongly support ...

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  3. Review: ApprenticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Best of New Orleans

    There has been no shortage of first-rate films examining the death penalty in recent decades, from Errol Morris' groundbreaking documentary The Thin Blue Line to Tim Robbins' powerful Dead Man Walking . Overtly or not, these films mostly build arguments against capital punishment, which can limit their reach as the films typically wind up preaching to the converted.

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  4. Huntsville man now charged with capital murder, arson in brother-in-law's slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Alabama Live

    ... person accused of killing someone during a robbery is charged with capital murder, which is punishable by the death penalty or life in prison without the possibility of parole. Jackson is charged with first-degree arson because he set fire to ...

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  5. Sentence reduced to life in prison for 3 Orange County death row inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | WFTV Orlando

    ... unless State Attoreny Aramis Ayala agrees to re-try the punishment portions of their cases and purse the death penalty a second time. The three defendants had asked to have their death sentences thrown out based on having been sentenced by a ...

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  6. Luis Toledoa s death penalty trial in killings of Deltona family set for Oct. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... would be complete. Zambrano relented. But the judge set a number of deadlines and dates: June 2 for death penalty motions, June 23 for a hearing on pending motions, Aug. 31 for depositions.  Toledo, dressed in the customary orange jail ...

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  7. Three death sentences vacated in Orange CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Orlando Crime

    ... State Attorney Ken Nunnelley said Friday, when Judge Bob LeBlanc asked whether his office intends to seek the death penalty again for Frances. Since the three men were sentenced, courts have ruled that Florida's former practice of requiring only a ...

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  8. Retired judge to Ayala: Fight the governor's decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | The Orlando Sentinel

    When State Attorney Aramis Ayala announced her decision not to seek the death penalty in Orange and Osceola counties, the backlash was immediate and forceful. The governor got into the act by removing her from a pending first-degree murder case and assigning another state attorney to prosecute it.

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  9. Bronx Pol Demands the Death Penalty for White Supremacist Who Murdered a Black Man in ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | The New York Observer

    Bronx Councilman Andy King called for the death penalty for a white supremacist who traveled from Maryland to New York City to kill a 66-year-old black man in Midtown Manhattan, arguing for "eye for an eye justice"-that "you should be executed if you want to execute somebody." Army veteran James Harris Jackson was charged with second-degree murder as a hate crime after he stabbed Queens native Timothy Caughman to death with a sword on 36th Street and 9th Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, according to the New York Times .

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  10. A Call to Prayer from the Stated Clerk for Jennifer Dalquez and the...Read the original story

    Friday Mar 24 | Presbyterians Today

    ... under her friend's care. While the case is still open in the UAE judicial system whether it will uphold the death penalty, there is little information available to immediate family members or the Philippine government - except for Jennifer's words ...

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  11. 'Manhunt: Unabomber' Casts Rebecca Henderson; Brandon...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Deadline

    Rebecca Henderson joins Discovery Channel's upcoming FBI crime drama Manhunt: Unabomber , from John Goldwyn, serving as consultant to Discovery, Lionsgate, Discovery Channel and Trigger Street Productions. The anthology series tells the story about the hunt for Ted Kaczynski, who terrified the nation with a letter bombing campaign in the 1980s and early 1990s.

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  12. Man gets life for capital murder in a senseless, selfish actsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Sunherald.com

    ... taken from them because of the senseless, selfish acts of these two defendants." The state did not seek the death penalty because of the men's ages at the time of the killing. Williams was 19. Johnson was 17. Johnson has testified Williams is the ...

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  13. Death penalty, double jeopardy questioned in Decatur capital murder casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Alabama Live

    From left, Cortez Mitchell, Amani Goodwin, Joseph Cowan and Cedric Cowan are escorted to the Morgan County Courthouse this morning for a hearing in their capital murder cases. Prosecutors today announced they intend to seek the death penalty for one of four young people charged in the random slayings of two Decatur men.

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  14. Execution witnesses needed in ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Fox News

    ... to be an Arkansas resident and can have no relation to the inmate or the victim, according to state law. The Death Penalty Information Center says on their website that, "No other state has conducted as many as eight executions in a single month ...

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  15. Palmes-Dennis: Tragedy on Women's MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Sun-Star

    ... if we apply the "eye for an eye" rule demands that the punishment must fit the crime at least for me. The death penalty bill is still being debated in Congress but that is a different story. Only those whose minds are sick or corrupted by drugs can ...

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  16. 7 years of war crimes trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2013 | The Daily Star

    ... (Tribunals) Act-1973 to allow the government challenge the verdict at the Supreme Court. The SC handed down death penalty for Quader Mollah, also known as Butcher of Mirpur. Following the tribunal's verdict of death sentence on Delawar Hossain ...

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  17. Bag Over HeadRead the original story

    Friday Mar 24 | Trinidad and Tobago News

    ... respects the different views of outgoing Roman Catholic Archbishop Joseph Harris and other citizens on the death penalty TT/Venezuela gas deal Charles accuses govt of lethargy NAPARIMA MP Rodney Charles in a statement yesterday accused the ...

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  18. Former Egyptian president Mubarak freed, six years after overthrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... and was then held at the Maadi Military Hospital. He faced numerous charges, some of which carried the death penalty as a potential sentence. Mr. Mubarak faced accusations of conspiring with the police to kill 239 protesters in Tahrir Square; of ...

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  19. Arkansas is turning its death penalty into an assembly lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Los Angeles Times

    ... in April. No state has executed so many people in such a short time since the U.S. Supreme Court revived the death penalty in 1976. Arkansas is one of several states that requires "citizen witnesses" for each execution - in Arkansas' case a minimum ...

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  20. CSO want death penalty limited to murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | New Vision

    Among offenses on Uganda's law books that attract the death penalty include murder, treason, aggravated robbery, aggravated defilement and rape. Foundation of Human Rights Initiative Executive Director Livingstone Sewanyana talks to former convicts Patrick Zizinga and Godfrey Bbaale , after appearing before the legal affairs committee of parliament on March 23, 2017.

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