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An Oregon death row inmate fighting for his execution is one legal step closer to a lethal injection. Gary Haugen , a double-murderer who wants to waive all his appeals and head to the death chamber, is mentally competent to make his own legal
Short Cuts Andrew O'Hagan Writers have seldom been strangers at the scene of an execution. As we know from his London Journal , James Boswell would think nothing of tipping up at Tyburn after a bit of the Old Peculiar on Westminster Bridge horror was
9.28.11, Atlanta, Georgia]------Death row inmate Troy Davis's execution on September 21 created widespread controversy before and after he was put to death. Many fought to save his life, desperately working on appeals and pleas up
Calling the Oregon lawyers who want to save his life tree huggers, a death row inmate is asking a judge to waive all his appeals and to proceed with his execution. It's probably breaking so many hearts to have to come in here over and over and over
Two inmates were beaten to death by a guard at a Mozambican prison in the central province of Zambezia, an official said on Tuesday. "The incident was registered on the afternoon of September 24," justice department spokesperson Rafael Bie said.
The actor was among a number of stars, including Mia Farrow and Kim Kardashian , who spoke out against plans to execute Troy Davis , who was convicted in 1991 of killing an off-duty police officer. Davis protested his innocence right up until his
Selzer , September 27, 2011 Troy Davis was executed last week. It would be a routine execution, except it has gotten worldwide attention because seven of the nine witnesses recanted their testimony, corroborating his claim that he is innocent, yet
This is a Criminal Law case. Today I'm here to discuss how Troy Davis will be taking his last breathe in several hours from now. The reason? Well, he was just recently convicted of a crime that happened in 1989.
The state of Texas likes to put people on death row, and in the past it has been none too picky about the evidence used to convict some of its defendants. Every once in a while they miss one, and then the Innocence Project gets involved, and the next
Joseph Murphy, 46, of Marion was scheduled to be executed Oct. 18. He was convicted of what Kasich called the "heinous and disturbing" slaying of 72-year-old Ruth Predmore during a February 1987 home robbery, The Columbus Dispatch writes. Last week ,