death row


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the cellblock in a prison where those condemned to death await execution

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But even though ABC may not agree, its news story reinforces why the release of those on death row argues for, not against, the death penalty: "Widespread use of DNA testing and established standards for defense lawyers will virtually eliminate the argument that the death penalty cannot be fairly applied.
For example, 29 inmates left Texas death row after the high court ruled in 2005 that juvenile offenders could not be executed.
LAHORE/FAISALABAD -- Three more death row convicts have been sent to the gallows in different jails of Punjab on early Wednesday morning.
DNA testing is another issue prison administrators need to be concerned with when addressing death row inmates.
His lawyers, in an attempt to stay his execution, pointed out that eighteen of the twenty men on federal death row at the time were black or Hispanic.
The 1997 Death Row Agreement provided that all unreleased songs physically housed in the data vaults at Death Row Records, would become the rightful property of the Tupac Shakur Estate," said Donald N.
A death row convicted Tufail was executed in Kasur District Jail, for killing father and son.
The number of inmates on Texas' death row is falling.
Circuit Court of Appeals to review the Hightower case in light of the justices' previous decision overturning the conviction of African-American death row inmate Thomas Miller-El.
And while mistakes are rare, no fewer than 75 death row inmates have been exonerated since 1973.
Recently, Illinois Governor George Ryan suspended executions in his state and appointed a commission to investigate why more death row inmates have been freed over the last twenty-four years than have been executed.
Over the same period, just 226 death row inmates were executed.
Juan Roberto Melendez, a former Florida state death row inmate will speak as a guest of Santa Clara University's Bannan Center for Jesuit Education on March 8, at 7 p.
In 1998, law school grad Betsy Wolfenden and Central Prison death row inmate Michael Fullwood, her pen-pal, launched the nonprofit organization Restitution, Inc.
Perhaps even more troubling was the report that a death row inmate in Washington state was on a waiting list for a liver transplant.