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August 21, 2006

Interesting death penalty headlines

The start of a new week brings a numbers of intriguing death penalty stories in the papers:

  • USA Today has this article, "1 in 8 murderers halted their appeals to speed execution."
  • The Houston Chronicle has this article, "South Dakota turns to Huntsville for advice on first execution since '47."
  • The Myrtle Beach Sun News has this article, "Doctors question execution presence."

Also, this morning brings this editorial from the Los Angeles Times, "Lethal Injection -- Still Lethal," and this editorial from Arizona's East Valley Tribune, "Death penalty cases unnecessarily held up by federal judges."

August 21, 2006 at 07:33 AM | Permalink


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