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An Unhappy Ending

In a way, you could argue that sentencing Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death was a win-win-win.

Proponents of capital punishment can say that, by so condemning a seemingly irredeemable criminal, justice has finally been served. 1,125 more words

Khalid Al-Fawwaz, Ex-Osama Bin Laden aide sentenced to life in embassy bombings

BBC — A former aide of Osama Bin Laden has been sentenced to life in prison for aiding in the bombing of US embassies in east Africa in 1998 that killed 224 people. 63 more words


Disgruntled Father Gets Life In Prison For Fire That Killed Family

(CBS) — An Oak Forest man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the 2007 arson deaths of his pregnant daughter, son-in-law and grandson. 103 more words


Jury In Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Asks Complicated Questions

BOSTON (CBS/AP) — The jury in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev resumed deliberations Thursday to decide whether he deserves life in prison or the death penalty. 322 more words


Both sides rest in Boston bombing case

BOSTON — Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers rested their case Monday in their bid to save him from execution after death penalty opponent Sister Helen Prejean testified that Tsarnaev expressed genuine sorrow about the victims of the bombing. 525 more words


Joyce Garrard sentenced to life in prison without parole

GADSDEN, Ala. (WIAT) — The woman convicted of running her granddaughter to death is ordered to spend the rest of her life in prison.

An Etowah County judge could have given Joyce Garrard the death penalty, but he chose not to. 540 more words


"Family Visits" (or lack thereof)


Did you know that prison inmates with a life sentence are not allowed to have Family Visits? Yep, it’s true unfortunately. Years ago they passed a law stating that only those inmates with non-life sentences could be entitled to a Family Visit. 774 more words