Death Penalty Newswire (Page 9)

Death Penalty Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. High court won't rehear death penalty caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | USA Today

    The Supreme Court refused to reconsider the death-row appeals of three Oklahoma prisoners whose pending executions by lethal injection were upheld by the justices in June. High court won't rehear death penalty case The Supreme Court refused to reconsider the death-row appeals of three Oklahoma prisoners whose pending executions by lethal injection were upheld by the justices in June.

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  2. Prosecutor seeking death penalty in slayings of 5 in south Kansas CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | KCTV5

    Almost exactly a year after five south Kansas City residents were gunned down at their homes, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced Friday that she is seeking the death penalty. She said Howell has a violent criminal past and committed multiple murders while stealing from two victims.

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  3. 5 Longest Prison Sentences in U.S. HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | FindLaw

    ... sentenced to over 3,000 years in prison on top of 12 life terms . That could sound lenient (he did avoid the death penalty) or needlessly excessive (he'll never serve that many years). But his is only the fourth-longest prison sentence in United ...

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  4. Quotation Of The Week: Tsarnaev Juror SpeaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WBUR-AM Boston

    ... about the experience. In an interview with WBUR , Kevan Fagan, 23, said he "probably" would have changed his death penalty vote had he known that the family of the slain Martin Richard and other victims' families had written to authorities seeking a ...

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  5. US Supreme Court denies hearing to Oklahoma death row inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... o beating Van Treese, but said he did so at Glossip's direction. Gov. Mary Fallin has rejected pleas from anti-death penalty advocates to delay Glossip's execution. His death sentence has been upheld by four courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court.

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  6. Delhi gangrape: Delhi HC rejects plea seeking seizure of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | DNA India

    ... 31, 2013 convicted and sentenced to three years in a reformation home, while the four others were handed down death penalty.

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  7. Live Death on Air: The Killings at WDBJRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Counterpunch

    ... of this was missed when discussion shifted to whether the late gun man would also, should he survive, face the death penalty. The news community noted that Virginia is in the "top five" in the executioner's league. The debate proved to be academic ...

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  8. Ind. Courts - Maybe LWOP Cases Shouldn't Go Directly to the Indiana ...Read the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Indiana Law Blog

    Ind. Courts - Maybe LWOP Cases Shouldn't Go Directly to the Indiana Supreme Court Two of the Indiana Supreme Court's oral arguments yesterday were in life without parole cases. Appellate Rule 4 gives the court mandatory and exclusive jurisdiction over death penalty and life without parole cases.

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  9. Prosecutors may seek death penalty in roadside shootingRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Cybercast News Service

    Federal prosecutors may seek the death penalty for an 18-year-old man charged in the deaths of a husband and wife who authorities say stopped to offer him help on the side of the road on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation. A new grand jury indictment filed Friday includes death as a possible punishment if Jesus Deniz Mendoza of Worland, Wyoming, is convicted of two counts of first-degree murder, carjacking that resulted in death or use of a firearm during crimes of violence.

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  10. Susan Sarandon Near Tears As She Considers The Death Of Convicted KillerRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | WENN Blog

    ... down, but to put a man down, it's just not the way we should be living our lives." Glossip was handed the death penalty in 1988 for his part in the death of a man in an Oklahoma motel. Another man confessed to the baseball bat murder, but told ...

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  11. AFL-CIO's Trumka Lays Into Republicans For Hateful Racist Rhetoric On ImmigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Crooks and Liars

    ... where he called out those who would refuse to support Obama because of his race. Read on... A group of pro death penalty activists say they have obtained more than 150,000 signatures supporting the reinstatement of the death penalty in Nebraska Fox ...

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  12. Dexter Lewis gets life sentence for Fero's Bar massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Denver Post

    When a Denver jury on Thursday spared a convicted mass killer the death penalty, a confused silence enveloped the courtroom. Dexter Lewis, who stabbed five people to death in 2012, will spend the rest of his life in prison.

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  13. Bill Shorten is not the ALP's messiahRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... Australia legally executed anybody. In the crowd outside the city's Pentridge jail that day protesting the death penalty was a young activist named Bob Hogg, aged 29, politicised by the Vietnam War and soon to become a state organiser for the ...

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  14. Jury wants life sentence for man who killed 5 in Denver barRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | NewsOK.com

    ... in the sentencing phase in Denver District Court on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Jurors have spared Lewis the death penalty, and he will instead be sentenced to life in prison. Lewis was convicted Aug. 10 of five counts of murder for stabbing five ...

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  15. Susan Sarandon & Dr. Phil Fight to Save Richard Glossip From Death RowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | ETonline

    ... to die by lethal injection on Sept. 16. According to The Washington Post , Glossip was sentenced to the death penalty in 1998 after he was accused of masterminding the killing of his boss, a 54-year-old man named Barry Van Treese. Treese was beaten ...

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  16. Loni Hancock: Death penalty in California is a charadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Campbell Reporter

    On Monday the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments on the constitutionality of California's death penalty in the case of Jones v. Davis.

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  17. Officer killed, 1 stabbed to death during domestic disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Cybercast News Service

    ... in Johnson's death, first-degree murder of a police officer - a specific crime which also carries a possible death penalty - and with the attempted first-degree murders of the other two women. Harrison Riley drove from the house in Sunset, a town of ...

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  18. Colorado theater gunman's sentencing caps grueling trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Cybercast News Service

    ... Teves, whose son, Alex, was killed. Samour was required to give Holmes life without parole, rather than the death penalty, after a split jury decided the sentence earlier this month. Prosecutors have said 11 jurors favored death and one voted for ...

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  19. Jury Spares Convicted Killer Dexter Lewis' Life: 'They Accept Jury's Verdict'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | CBS Local

    Jurors spared the life of Dexter Lewis on Thursday when they decided the convicted murderer would be sentenced to life in prison rather than face the death penalty. Lewis, 25, remained without expression throughout his capital murder trial.

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  20. Burkina Faso: Opportunity to Abolish the Death Penalty Must Be SeizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | AllAfrica.com

    Burkina Faso must seize the opportunity to abolish the death penalty, Amnesty International said on the eve of parliamentary sessions which will culminate in an historic vote. Tomorrow the national transitional parliament will start a series of discussions with organisations and interested parties regarding the abolition of the death penalty before putting a bill to the vote on 6 September.

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