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Connecticut to Spare 11 Death Row Inmates?

Liana Teixeira April 18, 2012

What will happen to the 11 prisoners on Conn.’s death row, now that the state has decided to repeal its practice of capital punishment?   That is exactly what lawmakers have been debating...

Report: Death sentences decline; death rows shrink

Liz De La Torre December 18, 2009

From The Associated Press WASHINGTON – Texas and other states that lead the nation in executions are sentencing many fewer inmates to death, a trend that slowly is reducing the death row population...

9/11 suspects to face death penalty in NYC trial

Liz De La Torre November 13, 2009

From The Associated Press WASHINGTON – Self-proclaimed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other Guantanamo Bay detainees will be brought to trial in a civilian federal courthouse...

DC sniper’s Muhammad’s execution set for tonight

Liz De La Torre November 10, 2009

From The Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. – Virginia's governor refused to spare the life of John Allen Muhammad and cleared the way for his execution Tuesday night for the sniper attacks in 2002 that...

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