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Man wrongfully sent to Death Row hopes court will reverse ruling - Columbus Dispatch

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Columbus Dispatch Man wrongfully sent to Death Row hopes court will reverse ruling Columbus Dispatch Dale Johnston has attempted for more than 20 years to win a court judgment so he could seek monetary damages for the seven years he spent on Death…

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Execution date set for inmate on death row since 1978 - The Tennessean

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Execution date set for inmate on death row since 1978
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Donald Wayne Strouth, 55, has been on death row since 1978 for the murder of a second-hand store owner in Kingsport.

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Shatrughan Chauhan v. Union of India - a positive step in death penalty jurisprudence!

After delivering two exceedingly regressive judgments, in terms of Bhullar and then Koushal in 2013, the Indian Supreme Court last month gave some hope to human rights activists. 747 more words

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James Holmes' Attorneys Appeal Sanity Exam Order

DENVER (AP) – Attorneys for Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes are appealing a judge’s order requiring a second sanity evaluation to the state’s Supreme Court. 182 more words

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American gets death sentence for drug trafficking in Vietnam; Press: Officials found heroin hidden in his underwear

April 23, 2014

State media say a court in Vietnam has sentenced an American to death for heroin trafficking.

The Liberated Saigon newspaper says Jason Dinh… 106 more words

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What If We Put Donald Rumsfeld On Trial & Gave Him A Lawyer Who Drank A Quart of Vodka Every Night

Last night, while half-watching ho-hum first round NBA playoff games, a couple of things came across my Twitter feed. The first (h/t Dave Zirin ‏ 414 more words

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