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June 28, 2006

Notable execution in Tennessee and Texas

Though lethal injection litigation has halted executions in many states (details here and here), both Tennessee and Texas carried out executions in the last 24 hours.  As detailed in this AP article, the Tennessee execution was one of two planned by the state for early this morning, but a stay has held up the second execution.  This AP article about the Texas execution of a man thought responsible for 15 murder details the mental health and international law issues that surrounding the case.

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