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A history of capital punishment in Texas

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Mississippi execution due Tuesday despite FBI claim some testimony 'invalid'

JACKSON, Mississippi (Reuters) - A Mississippi inmate is facing execution on Tuesday despite an admission last week by federal authorities that statements made during his 1994 murder trial about a hair sample pushed the limits of science and were 'invalid'. Full story

Georgia, Texas due to execute inmates for 1990s murders

AUSTIN, Texas/ATLANTA (Reuters) - The Georgia Supreme Court lifted a stay of execution on Thursday for a man convicted of fatally shooting two Mercer University students in 1995, paving the way for officials to put him to death by lethal injection later in the day. Full story

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Texas woman who killed neighbor to die in rare execution

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Georgia Department of Corrections photograph of Warren Lee Hill
Georgia Department of Corrections photograph of Warren Lee Hill

Warren Lee Hill is shown in this undated Georgia Department of Corrections photograph. Hill is scheduled for execution by lethal injection at 7 p.m. on February 19, 2013, at Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson. Hill is described by his lawyers and three state experts as mentally