Capital Punishment

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Name: Capital Punishment
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Man accused of killing teacher to appear in court Oct. 16

The man accused of killing Bianca Tanner will have to wait a while longer to find out if he’ll face the death penalty.Angelo Grayson Smith Jr., 30, of Charlotte is scheduled to appear in Mecklenburg County District Court on Oct. 16 to find out if the ... [Published Winston-Salem Journal - 1 hour ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 16 reports

State to appeal ruling on constitutionality of death penalty

California will appeal a federal judge's ruling that declared the state's death penalty unconstitutional, Attorney General Kamala Harris said Thursday, arguing that the ruling would actually reduce the rights of capital defendants in order to speed up ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 2 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 3 reports

Saudi Arabia sentences 18 over terror attacks

A specialised criminal court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced 18 people to varied prison terms for participating in terrorist attacks within the country, media reported.The men, who were part of a 50-member terror cell that had carried out attacks since ... [Published Siasat Daily - 15 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 3 reports

Jodi Arias trial update, Jodi writes handwritten motion to the court seeking continuance in death penalty case-slide4

Jodi Arias trial update, Jodi writes handwritten motion to the court seeking yet another continuance in the retrial of the sentencing phase of her death penalty case. (Troy Hayden)Jodi Arias trial update, Jodi writes handwritten motion to the court seeking ... [Published Examiner.com - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

UAE ruler approves lengthy counter-terrorism law

The ruler of the United Arab Emirates approved a new counter-terrorism law that strengthens existing laws against money laundering, while also expanding penalties to include the death penalty, life imprisonment…Click to Continue » ... [Published Fort Mills Times - Aug 20 2014]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 3 reports

Germany seeks to overturn China death penalty

LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) -- Germany said it would fight a death sentence against one of its citizens convicted for murder in China, reports said Wednesday. The convicted man, who wasn't named in the reports, was found to have killed his former girlfriend ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 5 reports

Court sentences German to death for murder

A court in Xiamen, Fujian province, has sentenced a German citizen to death for murder, the www.sohu.com website reported on Thursday.The sentence passed by the Xiamen Intermediate People's Court on Wednesday is the first in which China has imposed the ... [Published CHINAdaily - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 3 reports

Anti-terror law is UAE's 'toughest'

Convicted terrorists will face capital punishment, life imprisonment and fines of up to Dh100 million, according to a new legislation Dubai: A new law to combat terrorism was endorsed by President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan yesterday. ... [Published Gulf News - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 4 reports

8/21/2014: Ht Nation: ANTI-HIJACK BILL IN NEXT SESSION OF PARLIAMENT, ANNOUNCES GOVT

A bill to award death penalty to hijackers and give the right to security forces to shoot down an aircraft which may be used as a missile is likely to be brought in Parliament in the next session. The Civil Aviation and Law Ministries are taking a... ... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Convicted Arizona killer Jodi Arias wins delay in penalty phase retrial | Reuters

3:15pm EDT PHOENIX (Reuters) - Convicted killer Jodi Arias, who could face the death penalty for the murder of her ex-boyfriend at his Phoenix area home more than six years ago, won a three-week delay on Wednesday in the retrial of the penalty phase of ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 5 reports

Death penalty cases squeeze prosecutor’s budget

Major Davis Jr. is accused of shooting and killing Indianapolis police officer Perry Renn.Read more at www.WISHTV.com >> ... [Published WISH-TV - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 3 reports

Former Chinese Railway Official Gets Death Penalty for Corruption

BEIJING – A Beijing court on Wednesday handed the death penalty to Wen Qinliang, a former official of the railway department in Taiyuan, capital of north China’s Shanxi Province, state news agency Xinhua reported.Beijing’s No. 2 Intermediate People’s ... [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - Aug 20 2014]

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In a brief statement, Harris said she was appealing the ruling "because it is not supported by the law, and it undermines important protections that our courts provide to defendants. This flawed ruling requires appellate review."
"We have saved millions of dollars," he said. "How do I know that? Because Louisiana took the opposite approach."
...for executing four condemned men before the time for them to appeal had run and again Justice Blackmun admonished the Missouri Justices saying: "If Missouri fails to fulfill its responsibility, I shall fulfill mine." The Missouri Justices who did not appreciate being admonished by a United States Supreme Court Justice ignored Justice Blackmun and continued in their...
U SS District Court Judge Cormac J Carney ruled in July that decades-long delays in executions have created a system where  "very few of the hundreds of individuals sentenced to death have been, or even will be, executed by the State." Such a system violates the Eighth Amendment's protection against cruel and unusual punishment, he said

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Man accused of killing teacher to appear in cou... [Published Winston-Salem Journal - 1 hour ago]
Islamic Sharia will be applied regardless of a ... [Published Miadhu News - 1 hour ago]
State to appeal ruling on constitutionality of ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 2 hours ago]
Calif. Attorney General Appeals Death Penalty R... [Published 1045WJJK.com - 3 hours ago]
Jury votes for death in couple's murder [Published U-T San Diego - 3 hours ago]
US boy, 13, facing life in jail for murder of h... [Published Nine MSN - 3 hours ago]
American lessons for Nigeria on Chibok girls [Published Daily Sun - 4 hours ago]
Kamala Harris makes right call to give new life... [Published Whittier Daily News - 4 hours ago]
Man guilty of killing Lakeland police officer [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - 4 hours ago]
Breaking: Kyle Williams Found Guilty of Murderi... [Published Lakeland Ledger - 4 hours ago]
Horror of Aug 21 grenade attacks recalled [Published New Age Bangladesh - 4 hours ago]
Death Penalty for Ex-Marine in Brutal Slayings [Published NBC San Diego - 4 hours ago]
California to appeal ruling tossing death penalty [Published Centre Daily Times - 5 hours ago]
California attorney general appeals ruling on d... [Published Town Hall - 5 hours ago]
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Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Issues Statem... [Published Highland Community News - 5 hours ago]
Jury recommends death for third ex-Marine [Published Inland News Today - 5 hours ago]
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Missouri-The Show Me State? [Published Huffington Post - 5 hours ago]
Amarillo Doctor Will Not Face Death Penalty in ... [Published Everything Lubbock - 5 hours ago]
Next Media Video: Two face death penalty after ... [Published Malay Mail - 6 hours ago]
California Attorney General Kamala Harris to ap... [Published SCPR - 6 hours ago]
Kamala Harris will appeal death penalty ruling [Published San Luis Obispo.com - 6 hours ago]
California to appeal ruling tossing death penalty [Published Modesto Bee - 6 hours ago]
Kamala Harris will appeal death penalty ruling [Published Sacramento Bee - 6 hours ago]
California AG Kamala Harris to appeal ruling ag... [Published Los Angeles Times - 6 hours ago]
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Guilty Plea From Marathon Bombing Suspect’s Friend [Published TIME.com - 9 hours ago]
(BOSTON) — A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded guilty Thursday to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack. Dias Kadyrbayev, 20, is accused of removing a backpack containing emptied-out fireworks from ...
Thursday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - 15 hours ago]
Yesterday the Court blocked the order by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit striking down Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage.  Although Virginia officials and the county clerk who had requested the stay urged the Court to treat the clerk’s ...
Ferguson protesters say cop must got to jail to... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 21 2014]
It took him three bus transfers to do it, but Lord Emmanuel Ondawon said he was determined to get to Ferguson and protest against the shooting of a local black teenager. FacebookProtests have been going on since Michael Brown's death heightened racial ...
Ukraine’s Rebel Capital Seeks Ersatz Normality [Published TIME.com - Aug 20 2014]
(DONETSK, Ukraine) — It has been weeks since Donetsk last had a traffic jam. The regular rumble on the edge of this besieged city in eastern Ukraine is a constant reminder of the government’s effort to shell armed pro-Russian separatists out of their ...
Ukraine’s Rebel Capital Seeks Ersatz Normality [Published The China Blog - Aug 20 2014]
(DONETSK, Ukraine) — It has been weeks since Donetsk last had a traffic jam. More Rebels in Besieged Ukrainian City Reportedly Being Reinforced Ukraine: ‘Dozens’ of Civilians Killed in Convoy 'Turning Point': Elders, Clergy Help to Calm Ferguson Protests ...
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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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