Death Penalty Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Bill abolishing death penalty receives supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 |

    Rep. Russell Jennings , Republican chairman of the House Corrections and Juvenile Justice Committee, listens during a hearing on legislation to abolish the death penalty in Kansas.


  2. Life imprisonment means jail until death: CJRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Daily Star

    ... 2001. The trial court had sentenced Ataur and Anwar to death for the killing. The High Court then upheld their death penalty. When the chief justice said life imprisonment means jail sentence of the convicts until their natural deaths, defence ...


  3. Double murder retrial delayed -Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Floyd County Times

    ... to court documents, Hall gunned down the victims outside their home in Floyd County. Hall was spared the death penalty in the murder trial and was sentenced to two life sentences in prison without the possibility of parole. When the guilty verdict ...


  4. Sacrifice and the burden on governments to remember their veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 |

    ... witness to others being hanged, in the full knowledge that she too would be in the dock and face a possible death penalty. When the trial was over, there wasn't enough evidence to convict her so she walked free. Sexwale and five others were sent to ...


  5. Myanmar imposes death penalty on border post attackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 |

    ... arrest took place more than three months ago, and that 13 other suspects were also arrested. Myanmar has the death penalty for murder, terrorism and treason, but rarely carries out the punishment. In 2014, then-President Thein Sein commuted all ...


  6. Reading the lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Manila Bulletin

    ... him/her in appreciating the unfolding developments affecting the nation. Last week, the Senate hearings on the death penalty started. The pros and the cons aired their views on whether Congress should re-impose the death penalty. The hearing hit a ...


  7. Garrett et al. on The American Death Penalty DeclineRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | CrimProf Blog

    Brandon L. Garrett , Alexander Jakubow and Ankur Desai have posted The American Death Penalty Decline on SSRN. Here is the abstract: American death sentences have both declined and become concentrated in a small group of counties.


  8. Death Sentence for Maungdaw Attacker Raises Questions About State Executions in BurmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... that Uruma had escorted the attackers to the police targets in Maungdaw, which was why he had been handed the death penalty. Win Naung added that another 13 men-all Muslims, like Uruma-are currently undergoing trial. Sittwe police officer Yan Naing ...


  9. Death row inmate resentenced -Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Robesonian

    A judge has resentenced an inmate on North Carolina's death row amid allegations that prosecutors discriminated on the basis of race during jury selection. The Charlotte Observer reports the N.C. Center for Death Penalty Litigation said prosecutors purposefully excluded the only qualified black juror from the 1997 jury that decided the sentence for 39-year-old Phillip Antwan Davis.


  10. Panelo: 'Plunder is a heinous crime'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Sun-Star

    ... of them would not want other members coming in to be submitted to such. They're only humans, they're afraid of death penalty," Panelo said. "If you will die of natural causes, you have no choice. But if you are being punished by crimes, that's ...


  11. South Dakota Supreme Court To Hear Appeal InaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    ... Penitentiary. Robert was executed in October 2012; he admitted to his role in the crime and asked for the death penalty. In a letter to a judge written in August 2016 , Berget says he is competent to make decisions and wants to move forward with ...


  12. Myanmar court hands death sentence to Rohingya attackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Bangkok Post

    ... at Koe Tan Kauk border police outpost when about 20 Muslims from nearby villages on Oct 9. Despite having the death penalty on its books, Myanmar has not executed any prisoners on death row since the 1980s. Rakhine has been the focus of major ...


  13. Jacqui Lambie calls Sharia law 'an anti-democratic cancer'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Daily Mail

    ... anti-democratic cancer' She goes on to single out aspects of Sharia law that she disagrees with, including the death penalty for homosexuals and for 'women who are unfaithful to their husbands.' The independent senator also claims that 'Sharia law ...


  14. Va. Senate backs 'Tebow' bill, fines for 'left lane bandits'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... a quarterback for the University of Florida. Virginia could soon replace the term "mental retardation" in its death penalty statute, a nod to changing attitudes about words used to describe people with intellectual disabilities. Under legislation ...


  15. Slipping Into the AbyssRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... of yet another young woman murdered is unbearable, unacceptable and untenable. Her grandmother called for the death penalty to be implemented. Crime has the entire country on edge. Responsible parents (and there are many) now suffer from anxiety ...


  16. No bond set for man charged in Tokes murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Toledo Blade

    ... was found Thursday near the entrance to Scioto Grove Metro Park. Conviction of the charges carries a potential death penalty, according to the motion filed by Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien. In arguing against release on bail, Mr. O'Brien's ...


  17. Larned woman testifies in TopekaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Great Bend Tribune

    Lawmakers, experts in law and corrections, and those with direct personal experience with the death penalty testified on Monday in support of HB 2167, which would repeal the Kansas death penalty and replace it life in prison without any possibility of parole.


  18. Death penalty foes dominate hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    More family members of murder victims told a Kansas House committee Monday afternoon that the state should abolish the death penalty than expressed opposition.


  19. Convicted church shooter Dylann Roof wants new federal trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Yahoo!

    ... he didn't want made public at trial. Roof remains in custody in the Charleston County jail, where he awaits a death penalty trial in state court. That case, which had been set to begin last month, was postponed while his federal trial was still ...


  20. New trial date set for suspect in Bull MarketaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Jackson Sun

    ... July, after his March trial date was reset to allow his attorneys more time to prepare. Miller is facing the death penalty or life without the possibility of parole on multiple charges related to the death of Bull Market gas station clerk Ahmed ...