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Is society's obligation to simply remove a criminal from society, to actually punish the criminal for crime, or a combination of both? Consi
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Editorial: Voters decided to keep death penalty; now it's leaders ...

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The state Legislature must carry out the will of the voters by writing laws aimed at shortening the drawn-out appeals process that only serves to extend the lives of Death Row inmates. ...
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Execution After Death Penalty Repeal "Unprecedented," State ...

Execution After Death Penalty Repeal "Unprecedented," State ... | The Death Sentence | Scoop.it
... death sentences continue to be challenged and no execution dates have been set. Connecticut lawmakers abolished the death penalty in April but kept in place the death sentences imposed on current death-row inmates.
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Connecticut's death row inmates could become sacrificial lambs ...

... 18th state to abolish the death penalty. But an equally compelling story is evolving in Connecticut, which successfully abolished its death penalty last spring but left in place the death sentences of its 11 death row prisoners.
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US/California: Continue Effort to Halt Death Penalty | Human Rights ...

The 724 people on California's death row are more than 20 percent of the death row inmates in the United States. Under the SAFE Act, their death sentences would have been vacated and they would have been resentenced ...
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Death sentence of state's longest-serving death row inmate overturned - Los Angeles Times

Death sentence of state's longest-serving death row inmate overturned - Los Angeles Times | The Death Sentence | Scoop.it
ThinkProgressDeath sentence of state's longest-serving death row inmate overturnedLos Angeles TimesA federal appeals court Monday overturned the death sentence of California's longest serving death row inmate on the grounds that his defense lawyer...
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