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November 16, 2005

In the capital headlines

This morning's papers bring a number of notable articles in the arena of the death penalty:

  • Linda Greenhouse has this piece in the New York Times exploring Judge Alito's work in a Third Circuit capital habeas case in which cert is now pending.  For more and broader coverage of Alito and the death penalty, check out prior posts here and here and here.

  • Henry Weinstein has this piece in the Los Angeles Times exploring the debate over, and potential impact in capital cases of, the proposed habeas reforms in the Streamlined Procedures Act being considered in Congress.  For more and broader coverage of the SPA, check out prior posts here and here and here.

  • Pieces in the Boston Globe and Boston Herald provide more coverage of the defeat of Massachusetts Governor Romney's "foolproof" death penalty bill.  For more and broader coverage of the bill, check out prior posts here and here and here.

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