Capital Punishment

Man receives death sentence for killing Pune couple, their son and daughter in 1997

A Pune court on Tuesday sentenced a 47-year-old man to death for the murder of four family members in the Kalyaninagar region in 1997. Bhagwat Kale, his wife Geeta and his cousin Sahebrao Kale were charged with entering in Ramesh’s house. Patil on May 15 of the same year, killing …

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This stench comes from the Supreme Court

by James D. Zirin James D. Zirin is a former federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York. Four years ago I wrote a book called Supremely partisan about the Supreme Court, in which I argued that judges arrive at results left and right based not on the Constitution, …

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Bureau of Justice Statistics: Death Row Below 2,500 For First Time In 29 Years After 20 Consecutive Years Of Decline, Average Time On Death Row Rises To 19.4 Years

The number of people on death row in the United States fell below 2,500 for the first time in 29 years after twenty consecutive years of decline, according to the US Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). In a new report, Capital punishment, 2020 – Statistical tables, published …

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U.S. makes 11th execution of 2021, least in decades

Published on: 12/09/2021 – 19:08Amended: 12/09/2021 – 19:06 Washington (AFP) – A convicted murderer was executed by lethal injection in Oklahoma on Thursday, the 11th person to be executed in the United States this year, the least in decades. Bigler Stouffer spent more than 35 years on death row for …

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Judge refuses to drop death penalty for Nikolas Cruz

Nikolas Cruz faces the death penalty during his trial due to open in January. File photo courtesy of the Broward County Sheriff | License photo December 7 (UPI) – A Florida judge on Tuesday dismissed Nikolas Cruz’s request to remove the death penalty from consideration at his next sentencing hearing …

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Touching mural by Arthur Labinjo-Hughes appears in Birmingham as tragic body of six-year-old can finally be buried

A TOUCHING mural in honor of the tragic Arthur Labinjo-Hughes has appeared after it was revealed he could finally be buried. The poignant artwork shows the six-year-old in a blue Birmingham City jacket kicking a soccer ball. 7 A fresco appeared for ArthurCredit: Disney 7 His mother Olivia Labinjo-Halcrow can …

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COLUMN: “Roe” is dead. The “stench” of Roberts Court will live on forever. | Columns

A deeply partisan majority at Roberts Court is poised to enshrine a new principle in American jurisprudence: Justice for the loudest shout. The six GOP-appointed Supreme Court justices left no doubt in their pleadings that they would end the constitutional abortion right that American women have enjoyed for nearly half …

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Oklahoma deadliest state for police violence against black Americans

“Stop killing us” is a rallying cry that Reverend Sheri Amore Dickerson has used for years to call on the Oklahoma Police for their disproportionate rate of police violence against black and brown residents of Sooner State. “Our law enforcement agencies are militarized and constantly use brute force and there …

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What to expect if you expect SCOTUS to topple Roe v. Wade

Today, the United States Supreme Court hears Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, among the most significant cases of a generation. The court will consider whether states can ban pre-viability abortions. Decide they could get the court to overturn Roe vs. Wade and Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey, …

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Trial begins in quadruple murder case in Palm Springs, alleged murderer faces death penalty

Trial begins Monday for Jose Larin-Garcia, a Cathedral City man who faces the death penalty for the alleged murder of four people in Palm Springs more than two years ago. You can follow the proceedings as News Channel 3’s Madison Weil live from the courtroom. We’re in court this morning …

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