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Like most death rows in the United States, the prisoners in Angola are treated as living dead things: they are going to be executed so why bother rehabilitating them? He watched as two of his fellow inmates were taken away to the death chamber, tryin

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then insisted on approving every new name on an expanding “kill list,” poring over terrorist suspects’ biographies on what one official calls the macabre “baseball cards” of an unconventional war. When a rare op

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Free Press Publications

Terrance Williams has spent the last 26 years on Pennsylvania's death row for the June 1984 beating death of Amos Norwood. Philadelphia Daily News reports, “Williams' defense team argued in an emergency evidentiary hearing that Norwood molested Wil

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http://www.rawstory.com, Agence France-Presse

Connecticut abolished the death penalty on Wednesday, but the repeal will not affect 11 people still on death row, including two men convicted over a gruesome 2007 “home invasion” attack.

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Los Angeles Times

Connecticut has become the 17th state to repeal the death penalty, with lawmakers voting 86-62 on the measure after a marathon debate that stretched into the night and revived memories of some of the state's most heinous crimes. Gov. Dannel Malloy

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The Agitator

While the Troy Davis execution was awful because there were significant doubts about his guilt, and the Willingham execution because there has since been an overwhelming consensus among forensic arson experts that he was convicted with junk science,

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Slate

Cory R. Maples is facing execution because his lawyers got lost in the mail. At oral argument in his case this morning, Justice Antonin Scalia found himself all alone in thinking that was OK. Yet it is Scalia who notes, toward the end of the hourlong

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