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Attorney General Holder: Condemned Should Know Lethal Drugs

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Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday that condemned prisoners have a right to know the composition and sources of the drugs to be administered in carrying out the death penalty. His comments, during an interview with Gwen Ifill on the PBS NewsHour ...

Arizona's McCain: Execution was torture

The execution brought new attention to the death penalty debate in the U.S. as opponents said it was proof that lethal injection is cruel and unusual punishment. Arizona lawmakers, however, say the debate is not likely to have an impact on practices in the ...

Death penalty conviction tossed out over juror misconduct

U.S. District Judge William Sessions granted a new trial for death row inmate Donald Fell of Rutland this week, all because of the sins of a single juror. Legal analyst Jerry ONeill, a former federal prosecutor, thinks Sessions had little choice.

Indian Entrepreneur Refuses to Sell U.S. Lethal Injection Drugs

The NDCS commissioned 500 vials of the drug from Verma's company. Death penalty experts in the US say Nebraska corrections purchased enough sodium thiopental to execute 166 prisoners. "They try to use new kinds of drugs and experiment with them — it ...

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DPIC | Death Penalty Information Center

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Thirty-six states have either abolished the death penalty, have executions on hold, or have not carried out an execution in at least 5 years. Recently, three states, ...

Death Penalty

Updated July. 31, 2014

Death Penalty is a nonpartisan, nonprofit website that presents research, studies, and pro and con statements related to debate over the legality of the ...

Capital punishment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Capital punishment or the death penalty is a legal process whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime. The judicial decree ...

Death Penalty

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Death Penalty Focus of California is an active, non-profit organization dedicated to the abolition of capital punishment through grassroots organizing, research, and ...