Capital Punishment

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Name: Capital Punishment
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Death penalty no deterrent despite two being awarded daily, says NGO

Two people are sentenced to death every day in India, but it has not proved to be a deterrent to crime, says the latest report by NGO Asian Centre for Human Rights.Analysing government data for 12 years from 2000, the report, "India: Death Penalty Has ... [Published Deccan Herald - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Prosecutors to seek death penalty in cellmate killing

Rolando Cardona-Gueton, 62, was found dead in his cell at the Central Utah Correctional Facility in Gunnison on April 20, 2013.Enlarge photo»MANTI — Prosecutors have filed notice that they intend to seek the death penalty against a man accused of killing ... [Published Deseret Morning News - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Tight Turn

Worthwhile history of hangings avoids taking sidesImpartial consideration of capital punishment is usually unexpected -- as surprising as a singer without a song, or a politician without an excuse.Which is why The Thirteenth Turn: A History of the Noose ... [Published HighBeam Research - 5 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

EU regrets with death penalties in Japan

The spokesperson of the European External Action Service (EEAS) announced on 29 August EU’s regret regarding the execution of two death row inmates in Japan. EEAS spokesperson said:"We deeply regret the execution in Japan of two death row inmates, Mitsuhiro ... [Published New Europe - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Huntsville man facing death penalty in killing of 91-year-old neighbor says indictment should be dismissed

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- A Huntsville man charged with capital murder and facing a possible death sentence in the killing of his 91-year-old neighbor is arguing his indictment should be thrown out.In a court filing late last week attorneys for John Clayton ... [Published al.com - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

Doubts soften embrace of capital punishment in Texas

HUNTSVILLE — Perhaps nothing symbolizes this state’s swagger over being tough on crime like “Old Sparky,” an electric chair that was used to execute 361 inmates and is now the centerpiece of a prison museum.It sits just minutes from the Texas penitentiary ... [Published Killeen Daily Herald - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

We Don’t Need the Death Penalty

Every now and again I come across some shrill demands for the reinstatement of the death penalty in South Africa.I used to believe in it, when I was in high school, but we have to grow up and face some harsh realities that the constant focus on capital ... [Published News24 - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Letter, 8/31: Help victims instead

We’ve got many more pressing issues than continuing the seemingly never-ending struggle to resume executions. Personally, I believe our state will be better off when we acknowledge the death penalty is more trouble than it’s worth and accept the alternative ... [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Westley Allan Dodd killings: A gruesome anniversary

Jeff “Mac” McEllrath has never regretted his decision to help send Westley Allan Dodd to the gallows.Twenty-five years ago on Labor Day, Dodd stabbed to death two brothers, William, 10, and Cole Neer, 11, in David Douglas Park in Vancouver. Later, the ... [Published Columbian.com - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 3 reports

Could capital reprieve cost Colorado Gov his office?

The question in the title of this post is prompted by this lengthy Denver Post article, headlined "Colorado's pro-death penalty voters could make Hickenlooper pay." Here are excerpts:The cold-blooded murders of three teenagers and a manager late one night ... [Published Shumaker Loop & Kendrick LLP - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

Egypt commutes MB leader death penalty

A court in Egypt has reduced a death sentence against the spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood to life imprisonment amid Cairo’s harsh crackdown on members of the political movement. The Cairo court decided on Saturday to commute the death penalty ... [Published Press tv - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

What Is The Future Of The Death Penalty In Africa?

By AFKI Original Published: August 29, 2014, 06:50am Printtimeslive.co.za“Everyone, including the most abominable of human beings, has a right to life, and capital punishment is therefore unconstitutional…. Retribution cannot be accorded the ... [Published AFK Insider - Aug 30 2014]

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...To stir up your base in LaVerkin? We prefer your raves about "nutcakes" and "dumb-ass quotes" and your more thoughtful contemplations, such as "capital punishment is a way of recognizing our sanctity for human life." That’s the Orrin we know and love
"From 2001 to 2012, the death sentences of 1,552 convicts were confirmed while the death sentences for 4,382 convicts were commuted to life imprisonment. This implies that a total of 5,934 convicts were given death sentence in the last 12 years in India, ie, about two convicts being given death sentence every working day of the judiciary" said the report
"The key is to increase government financial support to legal aid and take effective measures to improve the quality of service" said Li Wei, a lawyer from the Beijing Lawyers Association
...who poses them must question his own sanity, but they are no more nor less insane than the question, to which we now casually assume the answer: "Aren’t Wall Street and the world’s political and corporate leaders steering us into ultimately catastrophic climate change?"

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The slow decline of the death penalty in Texas [Published Off the Kuff - Aug 29 2014]
Maybe a little . Perhaps nothing symbolizes this state’s swagger over being tough on crime like “Old Sparky,” an electric chair that was used to execute 361 inmates and is now the centerpiece of a prison museum. It sits just minutes from the ...
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