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Ohio Court To Weigh Repeat Execution Attempt

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s top court has agreed to hear arguments that the country’s only survivor of a botched lethal injection would face cruel and unusual punishment and double jeopardy if the state again attempts to put him to death. 378 more words


E-publishing - Death Row survivor's story

My most recent book was my first excursion into e-publishing, with Amazon Kindle and then Smashwords.

Not being very techno, I needed loads of help and even then it was still a learning curve, but an interesting experience. 299 more words

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Ohio's Grisly Execution History

In September 2009, Romell Broom walked into the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility expecting to die by lethal injection. Two hours and 18 puncture wounds later, he walked back to his prison cell alive. 488 more words


Stanley Jalowiec, another Ohio Innocence case

Chicago Law students are working to prove the innocence of Stanley Jalowiec, a resident of Ohio’s death row


Would that the Ohio Supreme Court Joint Task Force recommend a review of all cases where strong doubt of the safety of the convictions remains – Shawn Hawkins, Tim Coleman, Kevin Keith, Romell Broom to name but a few.

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An execution survivor: What next for Romell Broom?

On 15 September 2009, Romell Broom woke to what he thought was the last day of his life. He was scheduled to be executed by lethal injection at 10:00 by the U.S. 1,074 more words


400-lb deathrow inmate too fat for execution

American society has reached a point in our history in which government has lost common sense.

A 400-lb. morbidly obese death-row inmate in Ohio is deemed too fat to be executed. 356 more words

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Writing for Justice...

The death penalty seems to me to be a form of punishment that should not still exist in first world countries (the “civilized” world some say), or any country for that matter. 1,355 more words