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Interview with Henry "Hank" Skinner

Henry "Hank" Watkins Skinner, 47, from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice's death row at the Polunsky Unit in Livingston Convicted in 1995 of murdering...
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Pennsylvania high court upholds stay of execution for Terrance Williams - CNN.com

Pennsylvania high court upholds stay of execution for Terrance Williams - CNN.com | Capital Punishment & Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Pennsylvania's highest court on Wednesday upheld a judge's earlier decision to grant a stay of execution for a man who says the person he killed had sexually abused him years earlier.
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Troy Davis

Troy Davis | Capital Punishment & Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Innocence Vs the killing state of Georgia compiled from various sources published: 4WardEver UK – October 2010 Any news updates on this case will be listed at the foot of this item Georgia Executes Troy - 20th September 201Posted via 4WardEver UK...
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Gambia suspends executions of death row inmates | News | DW.DE | 15.09.2012

Gambia suspends executions of death row inmates | News | DW.DE | 15.09.2012 | Capital Punishment & Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Gambia has placed a moratorium on the execution of death row inmates. President Yahya Jammeh sparked international outrage when he vowed to execute all 47 death row prisoners by mid-September.
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Stop execution of Nigerians on Gambia's death row, SERAP tells ...

Stop execution of Nigerians on Gambia's death row, SERAP tells ... | Capital Punishment & Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
The appeal by SERAP followed reports by Amnesty International on Sunday that at least 9 of the 47 death row prisoners have already been secretly executed. President Yahya Jammeh had vowed to kill all 47 death row ...
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Michael Keenan freed, murder charge from 24 years ago dismissed by Cuyahoga County judge (photo gallery)

Michael Keenan freed, murder charge from 24 years ago dismissed by Cuyahoga County judge (photo gallery) | Capital Punishment & Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
A Cuyahoga County judge this morning dismissed a 24-year-old murder charge against Michael Keenan, who had spent about two decades on death row with co-defendant Joe D'Ambrosio.
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Death Penalty: A decade on, executions are on the wane but challenges remain | Amnesty International

Death Penalty: A decade on, executions are on the wane but challenges remain | Amnesty International | Capital Punishment & Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Amnesty International points to progress towards abolishing capital punishment as it marks the 10th World Day against the Death Penalty on 10 October.
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One Year After Troy Davis, More Injustice On Death Row

One Year After Troy Davis, More Injustice On Death Row | Capital Punishment & Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
September 21 marked the one-year anniversary of the death of Troy Davis. Davis was executed by the state of Georgia for a crime he probably did not commit. Davis's original trial was flawed, and there was no physical evidence linking him to the crime.
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Photo exhibition marks anniversary of execution of Troy Davis

Photo exhibition marks anniversary of execution of Troy Davis | Capital Punishment & Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Amnesty International UK is set to host a special photographic event on Troy Davis to mark the anniversary of his execution in Georgia in the United States a year ago.Posted via 4WardEver UK...
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Re-investigate Officer MacPhail's Murder

Re-investigate Officer MacPhail's Murder | Capital Punishment & Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
We, the undersigned, hold that Officer MacPhail's murder should be thoroughly investigated in light of recanted and tarnished witness testimony, a faulty initial investigation that was highly prejudicial toward Troy Davis, and his poorly financed...

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Californians debate death penalty as vote to end it nears - KansasCity.com

Californians debate death penalty as vote to end it nears - KansasCity.com | Capital Punishment & Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Sharron Mankins, McGregor Scott and Bill Babbitt each have watched a man die inside the death chamber at San Quentin State Prison, and each has a strong view on whether voters should end California's death penalty in November.
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