Capital Punishment

Jury selection continues for accused serial killer

[ad_1] Jury selection is taking longer than expected in the trial of the man who prosecutors say killed Tiffany Johnston more than 20 years ago. Related: Ongoing Jury Selection For Suspected Serial Killer Prosecutors said last week that they plan to give opening statements on Monday. Instead, lawyers are still …

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Jessica Gooding | Philadelphia needs Larry Krasner

[ad_1] Wanna Be a Baller | Tuesday’s primary will determine Philadelphia’s future, and that future must include Larry Krasner By Jessica Gooding 05/17/21 12:06 am District Attorney Larry Krasner (left) speaking at a Penn Democrats sponsored event on October 16, 2018. Credit: Sage Levine My first assignment as an intern …

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The death penalty must end – MIR

[ad_1] Last month, Virginia became the last US state to abolish Capital punishment. This is a historic milestone, given that Virginia, which carried out the most executions in American history, is now the first Southern state to abandon the practice. Along with Virginia, 23 states now have banned death penalty, …

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Opinion: bring out the firing squad

[ad_1] Reading reports last week about the establishment of the firing squad as a legal means of execution in South Carolina, some people may have been surprised to note in the articles that Mississippi already has such an option. To my knowledge, firing squads have never been used by the …

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Oppose the death penalty in Iowa

[ad_1] The death penalty is one of those topics avoided in conversation because most people recognize its controversial nature. Iowa and many other states that abolished the use of the death penalty decades ago have made countless attempts to reinstate it. Iowa first abolished the death penalty in 1872, but …

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