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a warrant to execute the death sentence

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'I will waste no time in signing the death warrants of the convicts,' Dickson said.
In July 2015, a district and sessions judgehalted his executionfor death warrants issued for July 28, 2015.
On Oct 12, an anti-terrorism court (ATC) issued death warrants for Imran's execution on Oct 17 in Kot Lakhpat jail.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), General Sharif has signed the death warrants of four more terrorists.
THE Supreme Court on Friday provided a ray of hope for Yakub Memon, the sole death row convict in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, by agreeing to hear his plea challenging the death warrant on July 27, three days before he is set to be hanged.
The Macch Jail authorities have written to the ATC that the extension in the death warrants had been made till April 30 and now the warrant needed to be revived.
Police previously described him as a possibly homeless man from Santa Barbara who also goes by the name David Ben Keyes, a name written on notes left at all three stabbing scenes that the writer called "death warrants".
Uday, who believes that he can do and say what he wants by virtue of being the eldest child of Saddam Hussein (Philip Quast), makes Latif an offer he cannot refuse: pose as a decoy or sign the death warrants of his entire family.
He refused to sign death warrants, saying executions violated his Buddhist beliefs.
All three members of the Presidential Council, President Jalal Talabani and Vice Presidents Tariq al-Hashimi and Adil Abdul-Mahdi, must sign death warrants before executions can be carried out.
But now the greyhound racers have signed death warrants for thousands of dogs - by with drawing funding for this charity.
SADDAM Hussein did sign death warrants ordering the killing of 148 Shias, handwriting experts told his trial yesterday.
Christian clerics in New York and Los Angeles don't issue death warrants for uppity novelists or murder blasphemous movie producers.
In wartime drastic measures were decided and affected within 24 hours, not five years, so why should such idiotic bureaucracy be responsible for signing the death warrants of thousands more who will perish in that preposterous length of time?
When the governor signs a death warrant, he is acting in a ministerial capacity and in obedience to a duty imposed by law.