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The Conservative Case for Death Penalty Reform

The Conservative Case for Death Penalty Reform | Innocent on Florida Death Row | Scoop.it
By Ian Huyett When Conservatives Concerned about the Death Penalty made its striking debut at CPAC 2013, its booth was overwhelmed with hundreds of conservative supporters. To the group’s members, ...
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Tulsa County Death Row Inmate Executed

Tulsa County Death Row Inmate Executed | Innocent on Florida Death Row | Scoop.it
McALESTER, Okla.(AP) — An Oklahoma death row inmate convicted of first-degree murder in the 1979 shooting death of a 25-year-old Korean national has been (Tulsa County Death Row Inmate Executed http://t.co/eiUTvUeY2T...
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US Justice Department sides with LA death-row inmates in excessive heat lawsuit

US Justice Department sides with LA death-row inmates in excessive heat lawsuit | Innocent on Florida Death Row | Scoop.it
In a recent court filing in federal court in Baton Rouge, the US Justice Department’s Office of Civil Rights sided with three death-row inmates’ claim of life-threatening heat at (US Justice Department sides with LA death-row inmates in excessive ...
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Man Who Killed 2 NYC Policemen Gets Death Sentence

Man Who Killed 2 NYC Policemen Gets Death Sentence | Innocent on Florida Death Row | Scoop.it
A former New York City street gang member, after asking for forgiveness, was sentenced to death by lethal injection Tuesday in the execution-style slayings of two police officers in a 2003 gun sting that turned to tragedy.
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California Voters’ Shifting Views on the Death Penalty

California Voters’ Shifting Views on the Death Penalty | Innocent on Florida Death Row | Scoop.it
Justia guest columnist and Loyola Law School professor Paula Mitchell describes California voters' changing views on the death penalty. She provides several possible explanations for the death ...
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Former Arizona death row inmate has emotional reunion with ailing mother as she awaits retrial

Former Arizona death row inmate has emotional reunion with ailing mother as she awaits retrial | Innocent on Florida Death Row | Scoop.it
PHOENIX - A woman who spent more than two decades on Arizona's death row before being released pending her retrial has had an emotional reunion with her cancer-stricken mother.
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As execution looms, state says prisoner must show why expired drugs are bad - The lens

As execution looms, state says prisoner must show why expired drugs are bad - The lens | Innocent on Florida Death Row | Scoop.it
As execution looms, state says prisoner must show why expired drugs are bad The lens Death row inmate Christopher Sepulvado's execution appears closer after federal and state judges issued a series of rulings in the past few days.
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Texas Inmate Defies Death As Evidence of Innocence Mounts

Texas Inmate Defies Death As Evidence of Innocence Mounts | Innocent on Florida Death Row | Scoop.it
Hank Skinner is in the final round of a fight against two heavyweights. One is the Texas lawmen who want him executed. The other is an often-fatal ailment that saps his strength and leaves him in constant pain.
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Execution drugs face export restrictions

Execution drugs face export restrictions | Innocent on Florida Death Row | Scoop.it
The Swiss parliament wants to prevent pharmaceutical companies from supplying drugs used for the execution of prisoners. Such exports have been restricted by the European Union since 2011.
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'I'll be at my Death Row penpal's side until the end'

'I'll be at my Death Row penpal's side until the end' | Innocent on Florida Death Row | Scoop.it
PLAYWRIGHT Swithin Fry will be at his Death Row penpal's side if the day comes that he is executed.The 64-year-old Painswick man's transatlantic campaign to free his newfound friend Timothy Coleman...
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Florida Attorney General: I Erred In Asking Execution To Be Moved For Party

Florida Attorney General: I Erred In Asking Execution To Be Moved For Party | Innocent on Florida Death Row | Scoop.it
Death row inmate Marshall Lee Gore’s execution has been moved for the third time.
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COSTS: Death Penalty Cases in Colorado Take Six Times Longer Than Life Sentences | Death Penalty Information Center

COSTS: Death Penalty Cases in Colorado Take Six Times Longer Than Life Sentences | Death Penalty Information Center | Innocent on Florida Death Row | Scoop.it
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Death Penalty Alternatives for Arizona

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Execution date for El Pasoan on death row postponed again

Execution date for El Pasoan on death row postponed again | Innocent on Florida Death Row | Scoop.it
A state district judge has withdrawn the execution date for Rigoberto Avila Jr., the El Paso man convicted in 2001 for the beating death of his then-girlfriends 19-month-old son.
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Death row inmate hanged; 6th execution since Abe became PM

Death row inmate hanged; 6th execution since Abe became PM | Innocent on Florida Death Row | Scoop.it
Japan hanged a 73-year-old man on Thursday, bringing to six the number of inmates executed since the conservative government of… (Japan News- Crime › Death row inmate hanged; 6th execution since Abe became PM
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Court: Inmate Can't Be Forcibly Medicated Ahead of Execution, by Brandi Grissom

Court: Inmate Can't Be Forcibly Medicated Ahead of Execution, by Brandi Grissom | Innocent on Florida Death Row | Scoop.it
In a ruling issued Wednesday, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals declared that Steven Staley, a mentally ill death row inmate, cannot be forcibly medicated for the purpose of making him competent for execution.
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Irish consular assistance granted to death row prisoner in Florida

Irish consular assistance granted to death row prisoner in Florida | Innocent on Florida Death Row | Scoop.it
Irish consular assistance granted to death row prisoner in Florida
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Scott signs death warrant in north Florida case

Scott signs death warrant in north Florida case | Innocent on Florida Death Row | Scoop.it
(AP) — Gov. Rick Scott signed a death warrant Tuesday for a man who kidnapped, beat, raped and killed a Fort Lauderdale woman as she stopped to use a pay phone in Crystal River 27 years ago.
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No deterrent, no defense for NC death penalty - News & Observer

No deterrent, no defense for NC death penalty - News & Observer | Innocent on Florida Death Row | Scoop.it
No deterrent, no defense for NC death penalty News & Observer This decline happened in a year when no one was executed and when, for the first time in the modern era of the death penalty, not a single murderer was sentenced to death in North...
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The Catholic position on the death penalty honors victims and protects human dignity

The Catholic position on the death penalty honors victims and protects human dignity | Innocent on Florida Death Row | Scoop.it
The death penalty is a topic of intense and emotional debate in America.  In our efforts to seek justice for victims and their families, it is common to view the death penalty as an appropriate pun...
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Delusional Duck

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Federal court rejects death row appeal based on IQ - The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected Idaho de... http://t.co/zvXcce3PCe
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Death penalty ruled out for Henderson retrial

Death penalty ruled out for Henderson retrial | Innocent on Florida Death Row | Scoop.it
Travis County prosecutors will not seek the death penalty when Cathy Lynn Henderson is retried for the 1994 death of an infant she was babysitting.
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Timely Justice Act Challenge Is Pending While Death Row Inmate Marshall Gore's Execution Re-Set Causes Controversy : Terry Lenamon on the Death Penalty

Timely Justice Act Challenge Is Pending While Death Row Inmate Marshall Gore's Execution Re-Set Causes Controversy : Terry Lenamon on the Death Penalty | Innocent on Florida Death Row | Scoop.it
Florida Governor Rick Scott delayed the execution of Marshall Lee Gore back in mid-August, writing a letter to the Florida State Prison warden with a (Timely Justice Act Challenge Is Pending While Death Row Inmate Marshall Gore's Execution Re-Set ...
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David Allen Raley claims autism exempts him from death sentence

David Allen Raley claims autism exempts him from death sentence | Innocent on Florida Death Row | Scoop.it
Lawyers for a California death row inmate who appeared to have exhausted all legal appeals now say their client is autistic and shouldn't be executed. (Calif.
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Irish government asked to assist Irish citizen with death row appeal in Florida

Irish government asked to assist Irish citizen with death row appeal in Florida | Innocent on Florida Death Row | Scoop.it
Irish government asked to assist Irish citizen with death row appeal in Florida (Irish Government asked to assist Irish citizen with death row appeal in Florida | Irish News | IrishCentral http://t.co/8VllzCZTT9)...
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