Capital Punishment

Blanks granted parole after 46 years in murder of Larchmont officer

The man who killed Larchmont policeman Arthur Dematte 46 years ago has been granted parole after more than a dozen rejections and will be released from prison next month. Anthony Blanks, 69, a Missouri native with limited family support, will leave Sing Sing by Oct. 18 once he completes a …

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HC commutes death sentence of rape and murder convict to life sentence

Added September 28, 2022 Images News Network Srinagar: A division bench of the J&K and Ladakh High Court today commuted the death sentence to life imprisonment for a Ladakhi man convicted of the rape and murder of a woman in 2002. Judges Ali Mohammad Magray and Mohammad Akram Chowdhary upheld …

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Execution by an elephant has been a brutal form of capital punishment for 2,000 years

Elephants are one of the most intelligent and powerful animals in the world. It’s no wonder, then, that these magnificent beasts have been harnessed and trained to be brutal executioners. Death by elephant has been a form of capital punishment that has been used for at least 2,000 years, particularly …

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Death row inmate orders ‘monstrous’ last meal

Death row inmate James Coddington’s last meal shocked the internet. It has even been called “monstrous”. via Shutterstock Scroll down for the full story. Today, although abolished in many countries, the death penalty is still maintained in some parts of the world. via Getty Images These countries include China, India, …

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Kenya: Why hasn’t Kenya abolished the death penalty? Habit and inertia

In recent months, two African states have announced their intention to abolish the death penalty: Zambia and the Central African Republic. A total of 22 member countries of the African Union (AU) have abolished the death penalty for all crimes, and one for ordinary crimes. In 2021, only four AU …

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SC five-judge bench to consider standards for mitigating circumstances in death penalty cases

NNA | Updated: September 19, 2022 8:34 p.m. STI New Delhi [India]Sep 19 (ANI): The Supreme Court referred to a larger panel of five justices the issue related to the development of guidelines on potential “mitigating factors” that should be taken into account in the treatment of cases where the …

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10 Best Episodes Across The Franchise, According To Reddit

Law and order fans have reason to be excited after the news that the franchise’s current 3 shows will have a 3-hour crossover event starting September 22. The main point of attention will be the link between the main law enforcement officials. Since Captain Olivia Benson (SVU) and det. Elliot …

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“The Handmaid’s Tale” focuses on the rage and limits of its heroine

The Handmaid’s Tale premiered on Hulu in the spring of 2017, at the start of the administration that eventually appointed three of the five Supreme Court justices who ultimately overturned Roe v. Wade. At the time, her story of a woman who had been kidnapped and separated from her daughter …

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Marcos says he’s still ‘conflicted’ over reinstating death penalty – Manila Bulletin

President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. does not appear to have made up his mind on the death penalty yet, saying it is a sensitive topic that involves both practical and moral issues. President Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr. (Screenshot from Toni Gonzaga Studio’s YouTube channel) Marcos said it in his interview …

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How the world changed during the reign of Queen Elizabeth

Keystone/Hulton Archives // Getty Images How the world changed during the reign of Queen Elizabeth II Queen Elizabeth II was crowned Queen of England in 1953 upon the death of her father, King George VI. The world was a very different place than it is today when Queen Elizabeth took …

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Evidence of journalist’s murder is ‘pretty chilling’

LAS VEGAS — A judge on Thursday denied bail to an elected official charged with murder in the death of investigative journalist Jeff German, who was stabbed multiple times outside his home over the weekend of the Labor Day in what authorities described as a retaliatory killing. “It’s quite chilling,” …

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Boston suicide bombers Tamerlan Tsarnaev and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Boston suicide bombers Tamerlan Tsarnaev and his brother Dzhokhar Tsarnaev reportedly set off two pipe bombs at the Boston Marathon finish line on April 15, 2013. Days later, in addition to the bombings, they also murdered a policeman. While Tamerlane was killed by police in a shootout, Dzhokhar was convicted …

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Mikhail Gorbachev could have changed Cuba and Miami forever

Cuban leader Fidel Castro greets Mikhail Gorbachev in Havana on April 2, 1989. Robert Sullivan AFP/Getty Images RIP, Mikahail Gorbachev, a leader who spoke, as he described, “the language of practical politics” and ended the Cold War – but not in Cuba or Miami. But, during an era of inspiring …

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Pope’s prayer intention for September: For the abolition of the death penalty

In his prayer intention for the month of September, Pope Francis calls on all people of good will “to mobilize for the abolition of the death penalty in the world”. By Vatican News reporter “Every day there is a growing ‘NO’ to the death penalty in the world,” Pope Francis …

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Report: Racial Disparities in Death Sentences Imposed on Late Teen Offenders Have Grown Since Supreme Court Ruling Banning Death Penalty for Juveniles

According to a new report from University of North Carolina political scientist Frank R. Baumgartner (Photo). Baumgartner’s Report, Racial and Age Characteristics of Death Row Inmates Before and After roper, published June 21, 2022, examined the death sentences imposed on more than 8,700 people from 1972 to 2021, including more …

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Political Diary: Debates in the US Senate seem unlikely | Local News

Let’s talk: Even before the polls closed on Tuesday and Markwayne Mullin officially became the Republican nominee to complete U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe’s unexpired term, Democrat Kendra Horn was trying to lure Mullin into a debate. Unsurprisingly, Mullin seems indifferent. Underdogs like Horn always want debates because they have nothing …

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Palmer man convicted of murder in drug robberies won’t be on death row after all

Handgun prosecutors say John Pearl Smith II was buried after killing Ben Gross and Crystal Denardi in 2016. (US Attorney’s Office) A Palmer man was convicted of murder after killing two people in 2016 during a series of robberies in the Wasilla area that targeted locations he believed were used …

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Activists slam ‘show trial’ as Jamshid Sharmahd awaits verdict in Iran

Those watching the trial of German-Iranian citizen Jamshid Sharmahd in Iran say he was forced to incriminate himself in the seventh and final hearing on Tuesday. The 67-year-old was abducted in Dubai in August 2020. After a long career as a software engineer, he later became the spokesman for the …

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These MPs want to bring back the death penalty – Manila Bulletin

Members of the House have advocated for the reinstatement of the death penalty or capital punishment by introducing several House Bills (HB) in the 19th Congress. (Ye Jinghan / Unsplash) “Although it can be said that a person’s death will never match his crimes,” read HB No. 501 filed by …

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UN calls on Myanmar military to end violence and release political prisoners

The United Nations has once again called on the Myanmar junta to end the executions, end the violence and release all political prisoners. Myanmar’s military staged a coup and arrested then-de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and some senior members of her ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) party. …

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Trump speeches hint at extreme agenda in potential 2024 bid

Moving homeless people to outlying “tent cities” Back to menu On August 6, former President Donald Trump advocated for “tent cities” as a way to address homelessness. (Video: The Washington Post) While Trump has honed a law and order message, filling his speeches with graphic accounts of violent crime and …

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BJP slams Nitish after photos show convicted ex-MP visiting wife’s house

Patna, Aug 14 (IANS): The BJP slammed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish kumar on Sunday after photos showed Chief Bahubali Anand Mohan, a former Bihar People’s Party MP convicted of murder, meeting with family members and supporters at the home of his wife have gone viral on social media. BJP …

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American Psychological Association votes overwhelmingly to pass resolution opposing death penalty for teens ages 18-20

The American Psychological Association (APA) has overwhelmingly passed a resolution calling on courts and lawmakers to ban the use of the death penalty against those accused of committing crimes when they were under 21 . Asserting that “the same scientific and societal reasons” that led the United States Supreme Court …

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Feed Your Head – Shepherd Express

I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, right? So listen, are we here the second week of these so-called hot dog summer days of August, or is it now the monkey pox summer days? Hey, you tell me. And then I will tell you that this position …

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Vallejo man, 26, gets October sentencing date for three fatal shootings – The Vacaville Reporter

An October sentencing date has been set for Lorenzo Mateo Cortez, 26, of Vallejo, who last month waived his right to a jury trial and did not contest three counts of murder, and has admitted improvements for each. During a late Monday afternoon hearing, Solano Superior Court Judge Tim P. …

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Let’s vote on abortion rights in Texas

Regarding “Editorial: What the Kansas Vote on Abortion Means for Texas” (August 4): Our representatives in Austin should learn from the good people of Kansas and bring the issue of abortion rights in Texas to a vote. The real impact of the Supreme Court’s decision on Roe v. Wade was …

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Executions in Singapore under scrutiny as more people are hanged for drug trafficking | News on the death penalty

When Angelia Pranthaman took the stage in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to unveil a new song written by her brother on death row, she told a story about ancient Greek philosopher Socrates. Like Pannir Selvam Pranthaman, Socrates was sentenced to death, but while awaiting his punishment, the philosopher began to try …

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Russian schools to close in regions bordering Ukraine – Governor

Russian schools near the border with Ukraine will not reopen for the new school year due to the threat of cross-border attacks, the head of Russia’s Belgorod region said on Wednesday. At least four Russian border regions, including Belgorod, had canceled schools and ground flights in the days after Russia …

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“My heart is crying”: Singapore increases the pace of executions

Kalwant Singh’s death sentence was settled in a Zoom call. The Malaysian watched from jail as his appeal was discussed virtually by three judges in Singapore this month. For Singh, convicted of smuggling around 120g of heroin, it was his last chance for a reprieve after spending more than six …

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False Equivalence – Journal – DAWN.COM

CELEBRATING his party’s triumph in unseating the PML-N government in Punjab, former Prime Minister and PTI Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday delivered what sounded unmistakably like a speech delivered on hustings, by a confident man in the ultimate price. He reiterated his demand for early elections as the only solution …

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Madhya Pradesh man sentenced to death for raping and murdering a minor in Surat

A special court in Surat on Tuesday sentenced a 31-year-old man to death for allegedly kidnapping, raping and murdering a minor aged three years and nine months in April this year. Special judge of the POCSO (Prevention of Children from Sexual Offenses) court, DP Gohil, handed down the death sentence …

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Myanmar junta executes democracy activists in first such killing in decades | Burma

Myanmar’s junta has executed four prisoners, including a former lawmaker from Aung San Suu Kyi’s party, state media said Monday, in the first use of the death penalty in decades. Phyo Zeya Thaw, a former National League for Democracy (NLD) MP for Suu Kyi, arrested in November, was sentenced to …

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The Parkland school shooter acted casually after fleeing

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida school gunman Nikolas Cruz casually walked into a sandwich shop minutes after he murdered 14 students and three staff members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland four years ago, ne Showing no signs of stress or nervousness, video played during his penalty …

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In The Shadow Of Death: True Stories of Convicts Facing Death Penalty Review by DV Guruprasad: Do killers regret their past deeds?

Retired IPS officer DV Guruprasad enters the minds of prisoners living on death row Retired IPS officer DV Guruprasad enters the minds of prisoners living on death row By the time DV Guruprasad retired as Managing Director, CID, Karnataka, he had dealt with various types of crimes and criminals. Few …

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With Judge Breyer’s retirement, the court loses a pragmatist (and some laughs)

SYMPOSIUM By Anastasia Boden and Elizabeth Slattery Jul 15, 2022 at 3:23 p.m. Judge Stephen Breyer administers the judicial oath to his successor, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, while Jackson’s husband, Dr. Patrick Jackson, holds two Bibles. (Fred Schilling, United States Supreme Court Collection) Judge Stephen Breyer retired on June 30 …

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More than 100 Azov fighters await trial, says Donetsk separatist leader

Military delegations from Turkey, Russia and Ukraine, along with UN officials, attend a meeting to discuss the shipment of Ukrainian grain blocked due to the blockade of Black Sea ports, at the Kalender pavilion in Istanbul, Turkey, on July 13. (Arif Akdogan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) Talks between Ukraine, Russia, Turkey and …

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The man accused of killing a police officer does not face the death penalty

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) – Federal prosecutors won’t seek the death penalty for an Indiana man accused of fatally shooting a Terre Haute police detective who was also an FBI task force officer. The notice that the government would not seek the death penalty against Shane Meehan was filed Monday …

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Bato believes judiciary can ensure accurate determination of guilt in death penalty cases – Manila Bulletin

Senator Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa said he is confident that the country’s justice system has sufficient safeguards to ensure it can accurately determine guilt in trials that would require the death penalty. Senator Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa (Senate PRIB) Dela Rosa, who lobbied for the reinstatement of the death penalty …

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Surabaya court charges 2 drug traffickers with death penalty

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The Surabaya District Court on Thursday (July 7th) indicted two men in a major drug trafficking case. Defendants Dwi Vibbi Mahendra and Ikhsan Fatriana were found guilty of trafficking 43.4 kilograms of methamphetamine. Delivering his verdict, Presiding Judge Martin Ginting said …

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Batting collapse leads to capital punishment for Selkirk cricketers

David Gardiner finished with five wickets for 17 runs against Marchmont II, Selkirk’s first five of the season (Photo: John Smail) Beating first, the hosts made slow but steady progress. Halfway through their innings they had lost just two wickets and hoped to continue. Selkirk’s David Gardiner was brought in …

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Moroccan, Briton appeal death sentences in separatist-ruled eastern Ukraine

LONDON – A Moroccan fighter and a British fighter sentenced to death by a Russian-backed separatist court in eastern Ukraine for fighting for Ukraine have appealed their sentences, the state news agency reported. Russian state. CASS reported Friday. CASS declared the Supreme Court of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (CMA), …

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Letters to the editor: Bike lanes are not enough

Madelyn Wynne: Bike Safety: Road Lanes Are Not Enough We the citizens have paid millions to have bike lanes installed throughout the city and county of Boulder. We constantly pay for their upkeep. Why does the city and county continue to direct cyclists to streets, roads and highways? The diagonal …

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No longer a death sentence, but still with us

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) — Monday is *National HIV Testing Day*…and public health officials are taking this opportunity to remind us that this is still a significant health concern. A generation or two ago, it was the nightmare that scared us all. We haven’t thought much about HIV lately as our …

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‘Broken and in tears’ Briton faces death penalty in Russia parade on state TV – Reuters

Andrew Hill, 35, from Plymouth, was in footage that showed when he was held by Russian troops in April after being captured – the father-of-four previously served with the British Army’s Lancaster Regiment Andrew Hill, from Plymouth, is being held by Russian forces ( Image: Andrew Hill/east2west news) Chilling footage …

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Abolition of the death penalty – and of capitalism – WW Commentary – Workers World

By Workers World Houston office To understand the systemic cruelty and deep inequalities that persist in the system of criminal injustice in the United States, one need only look at the death penalty. 2011 Texas March to Abolish the Death Penalty The death penalty has evolved from a rope to …

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family urges judge not to re-sentence man on death row | KFI AM 640

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The widow and two daughters of a man who was kidnapped, robbed and murdered three decades ago urged a judge on Wednesday to reject a request from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office to quash the death sentence and the re-sentence of his killer sentenced …

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Nancy Pelosi’s Communion ban may have had the opposite effect

Archbishop of San Francisco Salvatore Cordileone celebrates Easter Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco, April 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) OWhen San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone announced last month that he was barring House Speaker Nancy Pelosi from receiving communion for her support of abortion rights, the move …

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Assessment of the Russian Offensive Campaign, June 19

June 19, 5:30 p.m. ET Click on here to view the ISW’s interactive map of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. This map is updated daily alongside the static maps present in this report. The British Ministry of Defense believes that the Kremlin’s viewing of its invasion of Ukraine as a …

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More studies are needed on the “diyat” proposed as an alternative to the death penalty

Mohd Chee Kadir MIRI (June 18): Further studies are needed on the proposed ‘diyat’ as an alternative to the mandatory death penalty. In Arabic, the word translates to “blood money”. In Islamic law, it is compensation payable to the victim or close relative of a victim of a case of …

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Richard Glossip case: Oklahoma Republican vows to end capital punishment if state kills death row inmate, citing new investigation

The investigation into Richard Glossip’s conviction showed his case was tainted by “inexcusable” conduct by prosecutors, investigators said on Wednesday. “Our conclusion is that no reasonable jury, having heard the full record and uncovered facts detailed in this report, would have convicted Richard Glossip of capital murder,” said attorney Stan …

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Hijacking to grounding charges await after in-flight heckling | Kerala News

Thiruvananthapuram: Threats against civil aviation have increased, forcing governments and airlines to dramatically tighten security measures and impose tough penalties. Rules are front and center again following a stunning protest by three Youth Congress activists against Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on board the Kannur-Thiruvananthapuram flight on Monday night. The …

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Death penalty trial tentatively scheduled for March | Crime News

The trial of a man facing the death penalty in a 2016 double murder case is tentatively set for March. Scott Devon Hemphill, 38, is still being held without bail around six years after the bodies of Spencer Jermain Murray, 29, and Albert Alexander Austin, 35, were found in the …

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Western colonizers imposed anti-gay laws around the world – Lavender & Red, Part 112 – Workers World

The following is an episode of Feinberg’s “Lavender & Red” series on the intersection of LGBTQ2S+ and socialist history, which appeared September 27, 2007 in the Workers World newspaper. The 120-part series was published between 2004 and 2008 and can be downloaded for free at workers.org/books. The sodomy laws, imposed …

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HC commutes death sentence of Kannagi-Murugesan honor killing convict

Court acquits two convicts of all charges, overturns life sentence imposed on one and upholds it for nine Court acquits two convicts of all charges, overturns life sentence imposed on one and upholds it for nine The Madras High Court on Wednesday commuted to life the death sentence handed down …

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George Bell spent 24 years in prison for murders he did not commit. Now he wants justice.

A black man who spent 24 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of double homicide is now suing New York City and a team of police officers for allegedly threatening him with the false confession that landed him behind bars . George Bell’s conviction – and life sentence without …

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Johnny Depp’s Old Speech About What He Learned From A Death Row Inmate Has Fans Quitting It

The Johnny Depp-Amber Heard lawsuit has sharply divided the internet and the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ star has found huge support among netizens. After the verdict was handed down in his favour, Johnny Depp supporters are now sharing a clip from his inspirational speech at the San Sebastian Film Festival …

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China’s former securities regulator given suspended death sentence

Tong Daochi, a former senior Chinese official who worked at the World Bank, was given a suspended death sentence for corruption, becoming the latest high-ranking Communist Party member punished under President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign . The 54-year-old who also worked at the Rand Corporation, a US-based think tank, was …

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Azovstal defenders who surrendered face the death penalty

MOSCOW – Ukrainian soldiers who surrendered to Russian forces at the Azovstal steelworks in the city of Mariupol face the death penalty, a pro-Moscow separatist official said on Monday. “The court will decide on them,” Yuri Sirovatko, justice minister of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic in eastern Ukraine, was quoted …

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God bless the Elizabeth line – haven for built environment nerds | Rachel Cooke

LThe past week has been good for built environment nerds like me. On Tuesday I set off straight to go absolutely nowhere which was very important on the new Elizabeth line, a trip which, although unnecessary, was unequivocally gratifying. By the time I reached the first escalator, the service was …

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The “cage of society” expresses the oppressive weight of American racism

“Only a quarter of the rods reach the ground, reflecting the grim fact that one in four black Americans will be incarcerated in their lifetime,” reads the project description. Belle notes that the walls of the room represent four of the most horrific manifestations of racism: death by lynching, death …

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The San Antonio Symphony Orchestra continues to delight audiences.

In response to academic “expert” opinions that Melissa Lucio’s capital murder and death sentence conviction resulted from a coerced confession and insufficient evidence of the cause of death, Cameron County District Attorney Luis Saenz, would have replied: “It is up to the courts of appeal to weigh such cases. Subsequently, …

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Capital punishment in Nigerian law: should it be maintained or abolished?

The debate maintaining/abolition of capital punishment is endless. Despite the fact that many countries lean towards the abolitionist side, some countries still use the death penalty. The phrase capital punishment can be traced to the Old Latin word hood, meaning to decapitate a person. Therefore, a capital offense is any …

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Run the Buffalo Shooter | city ​​newspaper

On Saturday, 18-year-old Payton Gendron opened fire at a Tops Friendly Markets in the predominantly black neighborhood of Kingsley in Buffalo, New York. During his ten-minute rampage, Gendron murdered ten people and injured three others; he broadcast the massacre live on the Twitch platform. The horrific incident is being investigated …

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Human rights panel calls for abolition of death penalty

An international panel of human rights experts on Friday called on Taiwan to end the “cruel and degrading” practice of capital punishment. In its report on concluding observations and recommendations, the nine-member group said it was “extremely disappointed” with the government’s inability to address the issue, despite persistent calls in …

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‘Every option will be on the table’: Republican leader of Texas House Justice Reform Caucus says he would support moratorium on executions

To say that the recent events of Texas‘Attempted execution of a death row inmate Melissa Lucio had shaken his faith in the criminal justice system, an influential Republican state lawmaker said he would now support a moratorium on executions in the state. In an April 29, 2022 interview on WFAA-TV …

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Some Misuses of a Bad Bible – The Vacaville Reporter

Even if you’re not a big Bible reader, you might want to check out the “Wicked Bible,” aka “Adultery Bible” or “Sinners’ Bible.” Printed in 1631, the WB is so named because it omits “no” from the Seventh Commandment. More like the hippie “free love” of the 1960s, readers are …

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The Southization of the pro-life movement

When the Supreme Court handed down its landmark decision on abortion rights, Roe vs. Wade, in 1973, the most adamant opponents of the ruling were not the legislatures of southern Bible Belt states such as Mississippi and Oklahoma. Indeed, physicians in many southern states—including Arkansas, Georgia, North and South Carolina, …

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Jewell Caples, ‘First Lady of Death Row Records’, dies at 53

R&B singer Jewell Caples, aka “The First Lady of Death Row Records,” has died at age 53, Reggie Wright Jr., the label’s former chief security officer, announced Friday, according to Vibe. Caples worked with artists like Snoop Dogg, 2Pac and Dr. Dre during his time with the label. Her solo …

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The perverse logic of capital punishment

The execution in Singapore on Wednesday of a mentally disabled Malaysian man for drug trafficking sparked international protests and outrage. Executing a man who no longer threatens his government or his community – especially a man with the mental capacity of a child – is not justice. It is murder, …

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Until Death Penalty Debate Is Resolved, Consider Other Ways | News, Sports, Jobs

South Carolina recently instituted firing squad as an execution option for convicted inmates who can now choose between that and electrocution. The change was prompted by that state’s continued inability to obtain lethal injection drugs. It’s time for Ohio to start discussing similar options. For now, Governor Mike …

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Why is the firing squad making a comeback?

South Carolina offers two modes of execution to the condemned: electric chair (on the right) or firing squad (chair on the left). Photo: Uncredited/AP/Shutterstock Dick Harpootlian escaped from the South Carolina General Assembly on April 20 to tell me why those on death row should be allowed to die by …

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Judges will clarify how death row inmates can challenge a state’s method of execution

CASE OVERVIEW By Lee Kovarsky April 22, 2022 at 1:09 p.m. The Supreme Court doesn’t care that much about method of execution challenges. It particularly discriminates against Eighth Amendment litigation attacking familiar lethal injection protocols as “cruel and unusual” punishment. Over the past 20 years, the Court has announced substantive …

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Texas’ longest-serving death row inmate faces execution in cop death

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas’ longest-serving death row inmate faces execution Thursday for killing a Houston police officer nearly 32 years ago during a traffic stop. Carl Wayne Buntion, 78, was sentenced to death for the fatal June 1990 shooting of Houston police officer James Irby, a member of the force …

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Snoop Dogg Rips Music From Spotify, Plans New Death Row Records App

Snoop Dogg moves. In February, the acclaimed rapper bought legendary, if sometimes controversial, rap label Death Row Records. Now, he said in a recent interview on Drink championsthat he has new plans for the imprint. Namely, Death Row’s own streaming app. “The first thing I did was to remove all …

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The Mauling Weekend: 16.04.2022 – Rock Chalk Talk

Seven KU football players enter the transfer portalA wave of KU football players have entered the transfer portal in the past 24 hours. According to a source, seven players have registered their names on the transfer portal since Thursday afternoon, including Larson Workman, Gayflor Flomo, Mason Brotherton, Corey Robinson II, …

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Justice Stephen Breyer receives Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal and discusses time on Supreme Court – The Cavalier Daily

More than 250 law students, professors and community members gathered to see Judge Stephen Breyer accept the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Law Tuesday afternoon. Justice Breyer – who spent 28 years serving on the United States Supreme Court and will retire at the end of that term – received …

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Capital punishment in the United States: outpouring of support from celebrities and lawmakers for a mother of 14 children sentenced to death

The impending execution of a mother of 14 childrensentenced to death for the murder of her two-year-old daughter in a controversial case, went on a rampage a wave of solidarity between personalities like Kim Kardashian who goes beyond the borders of the United States. Melissa Lucio’s execution date is set …

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The death penalty is appropriate for proven killers

The following is a slightly edited transcript of remarks made by Mark Davis during a Newsweek podcast debate on the death penalty. You can listen to the podcast here: Capital punishment is not about revenge and retaliation. This is not what morally informs death penalty advocates. The goal is to …

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Clayton: No evidence the death penalty lowers crime | News

WEST OFFICE: As calls grow for the death penalty to be reinstated on the island, Charles Clayton, director of the Jamaica Institute of Planning’s community renewal program, has warned there is no evidence that capital punishment leads to a reduction in crime and violence in countries that practice it. Clayton …

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How many people await federal execution in the United States?

There are 44 prisoners on federal death row in the United States – and many more on state death row. Here we look at how many people have been executed in the past year. 1 There are currently 44 prisoners on federal death row in the United States.Credit: Getty Images …

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Charles County jury recommends death sentence for Missouri sheriff’s deputy | Law and order

ST. CHARLES — A St. Charles County jury has recommended the death penalty for a former Dent County sheriff’s deputy convicted of the 2017 murder of a woman. The jury late Friday night recommended the death penalty for 54-year-old Marvin D. Rice, who was found guilty of murdering 32-year-old Annette …

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Lawyers for Texas death row inmate Melissa Lucio hope new evidence can stop execution

During hours of relentless questioning, Melissa Lucio has more than 100 times denied beating her 2-year-old daughter to death. But worn down by a life of abuse and the grief of losing her daughter Mariah, her lawyers say, the Texas woman finally acquiesced to investigators. “I guess I did,” Lucio …

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The death penalty: never justifiable, never acceptable | Death sentence

The Global Commission on Drug Policy strongly believes that the death penalty is not the appropriate response to any offence, including drug-related ones. While the world is witnessing a positive shift towards progressive decriminalization in drug policy-making and a concomitant decrease in drug-related executions, penalties for drug-related offenses continue to …

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Another good reason to abolish capital punishment

Our world never lacks images and stories that reflect the cruelty and misery that humans are capable of inflicting on each other. According to the United Nations, 84 million citizens of the world have been forcibly displaced from their homes and suffer the despair of living as refugees. In Afghanistan, …

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IPL: Mumbai receives death sentence from Kuldeep Yadav – The New Indian Express

Express press service CHENNAI: Kuldeep Yadav had a wide smile on his face. There was discernible purpose in the way he walked, his celebrations looked like a man enjoying life, like a raging golden retriever running his evening run in the neighborhood park. By the time he was done with …

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Leopold and Loeb: A new book for young adults recalls the brutal acts of the killers in Chicago

Nearly a century ago, Chicago’s most infamous murder took place on the tiny South Side Kenwood neighborhood. Two teenagers who had grown up there grabbed a young neighbor and killed him, just for fun. The May 1924 crime – and the trial later that summer – grabbed headlines and sparked …

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Activists protest as Pardons Board again ignores Zane Floyd’s clemency request

Weeks after a drug expired and prevented the state from executing death row inmate Zane Floyd, activists are renewing their calls for clemency, upset that his case has yet to be discussed at a meeting of the Board of Graces on Tuesday. Members of the Nevada Coalition Against the Death …

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Death row prisoner’s confession holds up despite ‘damning revelations’, state says

Prosecutors say Utah death row inmate Douglas Carter’s confession, seen in this 2022 photo, is enough to convict him, despite ‘damning revelations’ about police payments to two key witnesses who now say they lied in their testimony. (Utah State Prison) Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Death …

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History for Law Students An in-depth study of capital punishment that law students need to know.

A Brief History of Capital Punishment The meaning of the death penalty is simple. It is a state-sanctioned form of punishment for killing a person convicted of a serious crime. The practice is known as execution. In all countries, law students take courses and courses to study in circumstances where …

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The Saudi regime has just executed 81 people – so why is Boris Johnson doing it? | Foa Maya

Did Did Boris Johnson feel a spark of alarm when news broke that Saudi Arabia had executed 81 men just days before his trip to meet Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman? The Prime Minister is not known to be a man of conscience, but he has a solid command of …

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Idaho revives bill to strengthen secrecy on enforcement drugs

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Senate committee chairman has revived a bill that would dramatically increase the secrecy surrounding Idaho’s execution drugs, bringing the issue back for a second vote Monday after it failed last week. With another member of the Senate Judiciary and Rules Committee present, the bill passed …

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Saudi Arabia executes 81 people in its largest mass execution

Saudi Arabia killed 81 suspected criminals on Saturday, the largest mass execution recorded in the kingdom’s modern history. Those killed had been convicted of a range of crimes including murder, membership in militant groups like al-Qaeda and supporting Yemen’s Houthi rebels. The executions were announced by Saudi Arabia’s state-run news …

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Two dogs sentenced to death in Maryland after allegedly killing a cat

For the past year, the dogs have been stuck in the Anne Arundel County Animal Control and Welfare Facility in Millersville, waiting, while their owners vehemently claimed their innocence and fought for their release. “These dogs were seated on dog death row for a crime they did not commit,” said …

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Scotland apologizes for history of witchcraft persecution

The persecution began in the 1500s and lasted nearly two centuries. Nearly 4,000 people have been accused of witchcraft, the vast majority of them women. They were arrested, brutally tortured and forced to make false confessions. Two-thirds of the defendants were executed, according to historians. Unlike the United States, whose …

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New Hampshire House Democratic leader Cushing dies at 69

State Representative Robert “Renny” Cushing, who staged a massive sit-in against nuclear power in the 1970s and spent decades later advocating for social justice in the State House, has died. He was 69 years old. Cushing, D-Hampton, who was battling stage 4 prostate cancer, died Monday at his home, the …

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Senator Katrina Jackson introduces bill abolishing the death penalty in Louisiana

MONROE, La. (KNOE) – State Senator Katrina Jackson introduced a bill that would abolish the death penalty in Louisiana for crimes committed after August 1, 2021. Jackson says her pro-life views, along with the potential financial benefits, led her to write the legislation. “Life is really the one thing that …

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Malaysia should abolish the death penalty once and for all – The Diplomat

Advertising In January, Malaysian Justice Minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said the cabinet would discuss the findings of a study on alternatives to the mandatory death penalty, which applies to crimes such as drug trafficking, betrayal and murder. After almost two years of no progress on death penalty reform, this …

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Oklahoma is trying to make it nearly impossible to get off death row

This photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections on February 5, 2018 shows Julius Jones. (Oklahoma Department of Corrections via AP, file) To get off death row in Oklahoma, if the Republican-dominated legislature gets its way, inmates would have to admit their crimes. The Clemency and Parole Board simply …

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Prosecutors seek death penalty for Kimberly Monique Smith

Kimberly Monique Smith (Forsyth County Jail) North Carolina prosecutors are pursuing the death penalty against a mother accused of brutally murdering her adopted 5-year-old son last year. Appearing Friday in Forsyth County Superior Court, Assistant District Attorney Belinda Foster said the state wants to take legal action against Kimberly Monique …

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Courthouse one of the most endangered historic sites in the state | Louisiana News

By IAN ROBINSON, Newscaster LAKE PROVIDENCE, La. (AP) — A historic old courthouse on the northeast corner of the state is at risk of making history. Sitting in a two-acre public square in Lake Providence, the structure of the former East Carroll Parish Courthouse has deteriorated over the years due …

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Singapore courts set to consider executions amid fears authorities want to clear backlog | Singapore

The Singapore courts will next week consider the arguments of four men who have spent more than a decade on death row, amid fears the city-state will continue executions to free up space on death row. The Singaporean government does not disclose the number of people held on death row, …

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Website urges George Pataki to run for New York governor

The ’90s craze that dominated Super Bowl advertising — there was even a parody of cable guy — is showing signs of bleeding into New York state politics: Some desperate Republicans who think this fall’s gubernatorial election is winnable are begging George Pataki to run again. Hey, he’s three years …

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Man sentenced to death for killing newlywed couple in Kerala – Reuters

By PTI WAYANAD: A court here on Monday handed down the death sentence to a man convicted of murdering a newly married couple in 2018 in Vellamunda Kandathuvayalil area of ​​Wayanad district. District and Sessions Judge V Harris also imposed a fine of Rs 12 lakh on the 48-year-old convict …

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Couple charged with alleged murder of Keyontae Holzendorf

Kayla Holzendorf and Dominique Lewis Content Warning: This story contains details of an alleged case of extreme physical and sexual abuse of children; this may disturb readers. Texas prosecutors have won a grand jury indictment against a 25-year-old mother and her 29-year-old boyfriend in the horrific death of the woman’s …

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Iranian death penalty film aims to spark debate in Japan

Japan and Iran, despite being worlds apart, culturally and geographically, share one thing in common: both countries impose the death penalty. Two Iranian directors behind a thriller drama on the issue that is banned from showing in Iran hope their work will resonate with Japanese viewers, as well as citizens …

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