Capital Punishment

The Life of David Gale: all the curiosities about the film with Kevin Spacey

One of the most debated questions in the United States (but also in the rest of the world) is that concerning the death penalty, its validity and its fallibility. A particularly complex and still topical ethical subject, which has been transformed over the years and recounted on several occasions, even …

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Barbados is shedding its colonial chains. Now the real change must come

Barbados is on the verge of completing its transition to a Republican system of government. On November 30, the 55th anniversary of her independence from Great Britain, the British Queen will no longer be the Head of State of Barbados. The word “royal” will be deleted from the names of …

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Robert Plant and Alison Krauss review Raise the Roof: A Long-awaited Reunion.

I was quite dismissive when classic rock icon, former Led Zeppelin chief yowler Robert Plant, joined bluegrass Gen-X flagship Alison Krauss to release their unlikely-looking collaborative debut album, Sand rising, in 2007 O brother, where are you? and Cold mountain– an effort which seemed to me too close to the …

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Justice Department to pay approximately $ 130 million to Parkland shooting victims

MIAMI – The Justice Department will pay around $ 130 million to 40 survivors and families of victims of the 2018 Parkland, Florida high school massacre for the FBI’s failure to properly investigate two boards in the months leading up to the shooting suggesting the shooter. could open fire on …

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Capital punishment still fulfills its function

Bowing to intense political pressure, Kevin Stitt of Oklahoma, Republican governor of one of the country’s redder states, on Thursday commuted the death sentence for convicted murderer Julius Jones. Governor Stitt’s switching of Mr Jones, who was convicted of first degree carjacking murder in one of the most pro-death penalty …

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Oklahoma death penalty supporters fear end of executions

Posted on Friday, November 19, 2021 | 4:18 p.m. Updated 9 minutes ago OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – After a six-year moratorium on the death penalty following a spate of botched lethal injections, Oklahoma officials announced in August that they would seek execution dates for seven men condemned. The following month, …

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Keeping the death penalty at its lowest for five decades

WASHINGTON, DC – Americans’ views on the death penalty have remained relatively stable in recent years following a decline in 2017. The current 54% of American adults who say they support the death penalty for convicted murderers are essentially unchanged from past readings. four years and remains below any other …

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Two days away from Julius Jones’ scheduled execution, all eyes are on the State Capitol

Lawmakers inside the Oklahoma State Capitol building began their morning with the soft sound of beating drums and a native voice permeating the air outside their offices. A group from Oklahoma conducted what appeared to be an Indigenous prayer song around 7 a.m. Tuesday outside the State Capitol building, as …

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