Capital Punishment

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Name: Capital Punishment
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 20 mins ago - 2 reports

Jury selection begins for alleged University Heights shooter

Desmonte Leonard is facing the death penalty. slideshow Jury selection began on Monday, Sept. 22, for the Desmonte Leonard murder trial in Opelika.Leonard is charged with the killing of DeMario Pitts and former Auburn football players Ladarious Phillips ... [Published Auburn Plainsman - 20 mins ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Chad bans homosexuality

Yet another African nation has decided to outlaw homosexuality. Chad will become the 37th African country to ban homosexual sex and same sex relationships with plans to add jail terms of up to 20 years for anyone convicted.A new draft  bill revising the ... [Published Gay News Network - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Supports change in death penalty law

The media is reporting the news about the local 17-year-old young man and high school student who is alleged to have murdered a 6-year-old girl. I am glad the prosecutor’s office moved quickly to charge him with both rape and murder. Unfortunately, if ... [Published North Kitsap Herald - 1 hour ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Zimbabwe fears that murder suspects will skip border to SA to evade death penalty

FEARS abound that murder suspects will skip the border into South Africa to evade the death penalty following demands by that country for an undertaking that they will not be hanged if extradited.The National Prosecuting Authority has raised the fears ... [Published Bulawayo24 News - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Death penalty for Malaysian drug trafficker

SINGAPORE — A 27-year-old Malaysian who had earlier been found guilty of bringing into Singapore 22.24g of diamorphine, the pure form of heroin, was yesterday sentenced to death.Prabagaran a/l Srivijayan was arrested in the early morning of April 12, ... [Published Today Online - 4 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

No presidential clemency for war crimes convicts

CAPITAL punishment is a debated issue worldwide, and the arguments on both sides are equally strong. The proponents argue that the utter and deliberate denial of life and opportunity to others forfeits one's own claim to continued membership in the community. ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

DA to seek death penalty in pregnant woman's death

A prosecutor will pursue the death penalty against a western Pennsylvania man jailed on charges that he killed his pregnant girlfriend and her baby.Click to Continue » ... [Published Fort Mills Times - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Why Cherry Pie wants return of death penalty

09/23/2014 2:50 AMPinaghahanap na ng Quezon City police ang tatlong suspect sa pagpatay sa ina ng aktres na si Cherry Pie Picache. Para kay Cherry Pie, panahon na para pag-aralan kung dapat nang ibalik ang death penalty. I-Bandila mo, Gus Abelgas. Bandila, ... [Published ABS-CBN News - 7 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Death penalty recommended for terror suspects

BEIRUT: The military investigative judge has recommended the death penalty for four suspects accused of belonging to terrorist organizations and planning to carry out terrorist attacks.Judge Fadi Sawwan issued the indictment against the suspects Monday, ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Terrorists should be given death penalty: poll reveals

NEARLY two thirds of Tasmanians believe terrorists who kill people in Australia should be executed. NEARLY two thirds of Tasmanians believe terrorists who kill people in Australia should be executed. More than half of Australians believe the same, according ... [Published Northwest Tasmania Advocate - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Law Panel Gets 400 Responses to Ban Death Penalty

NEW DELHI: At a time when the Supreme Court has commuted the death penalty of as many as 15 convicts into life imprisonment citing delay in deciding its mercy petitions, the Law Commission has so far received over 400 responses demanding abolition of ... [Published New Indian Express - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

19-year-old faces death penalty trial in Warren County

Judge Donald Oda II has ordered special precautions and reserved the right to take further steps to ensure security in the trial of a Clayton teen facing the death penalty in Warren County. ... [Published Dayton Daily News - Sep 21 2014]

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..."I don't think it's in you to sentence an innocent person to deathdeath row," Herard said. "Whatever you decide to do, I'm gonna still smile. I'm still gonna sleep good. I'm still gonna eat good. I'm not gonna lose any weight. I'm not gonna stress. I'm not gonna lose my hair."
"Met with family of Amir Hekmati today, an American who has spent over 3 years in an Iranian prison on false charges. He must be released" the ambassador wrote
Prosecutors asked potential jurors "How do you feel about the death penalty?” Williams' attorneys probed potential jurors to see if they could be open to the idea of punishment other than the death penalty."

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Convicted Killer Faces Sentencing [Published NBC San Diego - 1 hour ago]
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Man accused in double killing, kidnapping appea... [Published WLWT - 2 hours ago]
Scott signs death warrant for Gadsden man 2 hou... [Published Tallahassee Democrat - 2 hours ago]
Tax country’s rich [Published Bangkok Post - 2 hours ago]
10th juror selected for Yandamuri double-murder... [Published The Intelligencer - 2 hours ago]
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Leanna Harris passes polygraph test [Published Fox 5 Atlanta WAGA - 3 hours ago]
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Jury selection continues for alleged Upper Meri... [Published Norristown Times Herald - 4 hours ago]
Zimbabwe fears that murder suspects will skip b... [Published Bulawayo24 News - 4 hours ago]
Testimony in double murder trial expected to be... [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - 4 hours ago]
Warren County grand jury to consider case of I-... [Published The Western Star - 4 hours ago]
'The New Jim Crow': The price paid for blackness [Published Lafayette Journal & Courier - 4 hours ago]
Ex-Hamilton cop recounts grisly 1971 Mt Napier ... [Published Warrnambool Standard - 4 hours ago]
Jury selection starts in Austin Myers capital m... [Published Journal-News - 4 hours ago]
Death penalty for Malaysian drug trafficker [Published Today Online - 4 hours ago]
Jury selection begins in Desmonte Leonard trial [Published WTVM - 4 hours ago]
Family of woman murdered by serial killer raisi... [Published Louisville Channel - 4 hours ago]
Charges pressed against 234, including ex-Jamaa... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 5 hours ago]
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HRC’s “Export of Hate” Report Is Stunning, Trut... [Published Firedoglake - 4 hours ago]
I have never engaged in the negative banter about the Human Rights Campaign whether it was deserved or not because I’ve always felt such things are self-defeating. But that’s not to say that when the organization creates a direct hit against the religious ...
T1 – 003: Two Cadaver [Published The League of Ordinary Gentlemen - 14 hours ago]
The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicholaes Tulp by Rembrandt van Rijn …A young boy accompanied me on my journey through a city great and terrible which had formed in our age from smaller cities founded centuries ago – one to the north, one to the south, ...
Six Iranian Youth Sentenced to Lashes, Jail for... [Published Drudge Report Feed - Sep 19 2014]
Six Iranian Youth Sentenced to Lashes, Jail for Dancing to 'HAPPY'... (Third column, 14th story, link ) Related stories: Blogger given death penalty for insulting Mohammad... ...
Jailed murderer in Belgium granted request to d... [Published FaithWorld - Sep 19 2014]
By Reuters Staff (Cemetery in Bruges, Belgium, 10 July 2013/Wernervc) A Belgian murderer and rapist serving a life sentence is to be allowed to have doctors end his life following a ground-breaking ruling under laws in Belgium permitting people ...
Decision soon on trial start for Boston bombing... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Sep 19 2014]
A defence request to delay the US trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be decided soon, a judge said Thursday.During the preliminary hearing in Boston, lawyers for Tsarnaev, 21, who faces the death penalty for the attack last ...
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John Oliver’s #Longrants [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 29 2014]
Gambling With Death [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
'Apostasy' woman in new row [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 27 2014]
Sudan frees death penalty woman [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 24 2014]
Georgia inmate could be first to die since botc... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 17 2014]
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