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POINT/COUNTERPOINT: Capital Punishment (Or The Death Penalty)

Written by Rachel Gilfords and Aaron Lau

In our latest installment of Point/Counterpoint, there have always been discussions about if certain ethical dilemmas play a role in our most prized punishment, the death sentence. 816 more words

21 People Sentenced to Death in Egypt

An Egyptian court sentenced on Thursday 21 people to death and seven others to up to life in prison over belonging to a group believed to be affiliated with the extremist Islamic State group, the state-run MENA news agency reported. 122 more words


Florida Man Sentenced To Death For What He Did To An 8-Year-Old Girl He Met At Walmart

8-year-old Cherish Perrywinkle died a brutal death after her mom was lured to Walmart in June 2013. 61-year-old Donald James Smith had promised to buy Perrywinkle’s family food and clothing if they would agree to meet his wife at the Jacksonville location. 306 more words


Gov. Abbott Weighs Texas Parole Board's Advice On Inmate's Fate

HUNTSVILLE (AP) — A condemned Texas inmate set for execution Thursday evening awaited word on whether Gov. Greg Abbott would accept the state parole board’s rare clemency recommendation to spare the prisoner’s life at the urging of his father. 649 more words


Court Rejects Appeal From British Woman On Texas Death Row

HOUSTON (AP) — A British woman on death row in Texas has lost an appeal.

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, which is the state’s highest criminal appeals court, ruled Wednesday that a lower court properly rejected Linda Carty’s appeal arguing that prosecutors had coerced witnesses and improperly hidden information that could have affected her trial. 79 more words


Death Sentence (2007)

Plot: Nick (Kevin Bacon) is a normal man with a good life, a job as an executive, a beautiful wife, and two sons. But when a gas station fuel up turns violent and his son is murdered by gang members, his entire world turns upside down. 571 more words

1908: Manchester - Judge in tears as he passes sentence.

Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser – Wednesday 08 July 1908

The pronouncement of the death sentence yesterday afternoon ended one of the most painful trials that has ever taken place at the Manchester Assizes. 784 more words