Death Penalty Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. New Life For NV's Death Chamber And The Other 200 New Laws Taking EffectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... State Prison. These are men and women scheduled to die by lethal injection. But doubts have remained about the death penalty in Nevada. And not just because so many death cases have been overturned nationwide. Until yesterday, the lethal injection ...

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  2. California death penalty: High court ruling could resume executionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Inside Bay Area

    A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Monday reinforced the ability of states to rely on lethal injection to carry out executions, handing down a ruling in an Oklahoma case that awakens California's long-dormant effort to revive the death penalty. The Supreme Court's decision triggers what promises to be a tangled, prolonged legal process that could ultimately lead to a resumption of executions in the Golden State -- although it could still be years before the doors reopen in San Quentin's death chamber.

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  3. District attorney seeks death penalty in New Orleans Police Officer slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The Orleans Parish District Attorney is seeking the death penalty for a man arrested in connection with the shooting death of a New Orleans Police Officer. District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro's office announced Monday that it's seeking the death penalty for 33-year-old Travis Boys.

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  4. Supreme Court Concludes Term With Death Penalty Ruling, Looks AheadRead the original story

    Tuesday | WNYC-AM New York

    ... (Sue Ogrocki / AP ) The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday issued the last of its opinions for this term - on the death penalty, anti-pollution regulations, and the power of independent commissions to draw congressional and state legislative districts. In ...

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  5. Mother pleads guilty to killing daughter, 13, and son, 9, and storing ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Regina Leader Post

    ... murder without any deal with prosecutors - an extraordinary move - and said she would have accepted the death penalty if Michigan had it. She was arrested in March, after deputies carrying out an eviction at her Detroit apartment found the bodies of ...

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  6. Should Florida abolish the death penalty?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    ... used in Oklahoma and other states is legal. The executions can begin again. Should Florida abolish the death penalty? Not just no but hell no. As a matter of fact, we need to kick it up a couple of notches. Force appeals through the system as ...

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  7. Biblical Death Penalty Cases Rejected by JusticesRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Courthouse News Service

    ... term, and that Barnes and Hurst's cases are no different. Section 2254(d) of the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act limits courts to considering only Supreme Court interpretation of the law in their consideration of cases, the dissent ...

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  8. Supreme Court needs long look at capital punishment: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | MassLive.com

    ... deep divide on the court - on many matters - but few illustrate that rift better than questions concerning the death penalty. It's long past time to take a look at the big picture rather than taking on cases piecemeal.

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  9. 15-year jail term 'significant blow'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    The lawyers of a New Zealand man who escaped the death penalty for trafficking almost 2kg of crystal meth in Bali say his lengthy imprisonment is a significant blow. The 52-year-old Whanganui man was arrested last December, after 1.7kg of methamphetamine was found in his backpack at Denpasar International Airport.

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  10. 6-30 8am Tommy, gay marriage and Greek defaultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    ... the Supreme Court ruling emboldens you. Come on at levity here from me as well John in Metairie talk about the death penalty age on your on double WL. You don't am I'm what's sock. It talked about John we all that little bit. Lecture. Of course is ...

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  11. First Step In Re-Establishing CA Death Penalty ClearedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    A path for a first step in re-establishment of a death penalty procedure in California was cleared by a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in an Oklahoma case Monday. The court by a 5-4 vote upheld the use of the sedative midazolam in lethal injection executions in Oklahoma.

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  12. Mom admits to killing kids found in freezerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Crescent-News.com

    ... murder without any deal with prosecutors -- an extraordinary move -- and said she would have accepted the death penalty if Michigan had it. She was arrested in March, after deputies carrying out an eviction at her Detroit apartment found the bodies ...

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  13. SCOTUS Justice Antonin Scalia Protests Same-Sex Marriage-AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Towleroad

    Yesterday morning, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia once again protested against same-sex marriage during a reading from the bench in a death penalty case, reports MSNBC . During the reading, Scalia said that "Last Friday, this court took away from the people the right to decide on same-sex marriage on the basis of their own policy preferences."

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  14. First Slice 6/30/15: Braves stadium challenge dismissed by Georgia Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... that the 8th Amendment demands the elimination of essentially all risk of pain would effectively outlaw the death penalty altogether." Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who wrote the lead dissent, compared the drug's impact to " being burned at the stake ." ...

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  15. Death and Medicine: Why Lethal Injection Is Getting HarderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Live Science

    A controversial drug used in lethal injections will not be banned for use in the death penalty in the United States. A Supreme Court decision yesterday found that the sedative had not been proven more "cruel and unusual" than the alternatives.

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  16. Marriage equality and other shifts in public opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Arkansas Times

    ... too, are the opinion trend lines noted in the article for many other hot topics: Abortion, gun control, the death penalty; women and minorities as president. Most interesting to me are the areas in which broad national support for certain points of ...

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  17. Family, Friends of Executed Prisoners Fast at Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Kansas City InfoZine

    To let go of everything but our goal," Denny Davis, 66, of Burbank, S.D., a Catholic deacon and director of the South Dakotans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty, said. "It is a type of prayer."

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  18. Supreme Court OKs Lethal Injection As Term EndsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Kansas City InfoZine

    ... wrote concurring opinions. Breyer wrote a dissent, which Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg joined. They argued the death penalty was likely unconstitutional because it is cruel and unusual. Ginsburg, Breyer and Kagan joined Sotomayor's dissent. ...

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  19. Man gets sentenced to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Crescent-News.com

    ... in the April 2013 slayings of Margaret and Jeffrey Schobert. That same jury recommended that he receive the death penalty for killing Margaret Schobert, and the judge agreed. Ford, wearing an orange jail jumpsuit, his wrists bound with handcuffs, ...

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  20. U.S. Supreme Court decisions affect Ohio debates on abortion,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Plain Dealer

    A vehicle parked Monday near the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington bears signage that says "Stop The Death Penalty Now." The high court met for the last time and offered decisions in three key cases with Ohio implications -- including one dealing with a controversial execution drug.

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