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Pablo Vasquez, 38, will be put to death by lethal injection for the 12-year-old boy's gruesome killing.
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Ward's lawyers had sought to halt the execution, arguing he suffered from severe mental illness.
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"If it's God's will, it's his will," Garcia said.
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"I've accepted my fate. I'm just ready to move on."
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"We're all going to die, that's how I look at it," Garza said. Garza maintained in an interview taped two weeks ago with
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The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday put on hold the execution by Texas of convicted murderer Lester Bower as it considers whether to hear his full appeal including the assertion that his three decades on death row amount to cruel and unusual punishment.
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Among the legal questions that Bower has raised is whether the U.S. Constitution's ban on cruel and unusual punishment has
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The three assailants, who had binged on cocaine, ransacked the house, stealing cash and goods valued at a few hundred dollars
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We are a civilized society, and the death penalty is barbaric and senseless and in so many cases. There is no question that those who kill should be accountable for their horrible actions. And prison is that punishment.
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Perry, speaking at a pro-life conference, shot back that Davis, a teenage single mother who later went onto Harvard Law School
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By Corrie MacLaggan Lewis has claimed that he has mental disabilities, and those claims delayed a 2003 execution date, but
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"Prior to reading about Mr. Wilson's case, I had no idea that the great state of Texas would use a fictional character that
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Both Wilson and Lewis were tried for murder. Lewis was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole. Wilson
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"I would say that across the board, there was nonchalance," Liebman told The Huffington Post. "It looked like a common case
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Skinner's execution is set for Nov. 9. [NBC's Brian] Williams simply asked in general if Perry had ever struggled with the
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Incendiary: The Willingham Case has become an essential part of the canon of journalism devoted to the trial and execution of Cameron Todd Willingham. For those who advocate against the death penalty, it depicts their nightmare realized.
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Having devoted significant attention to Rick Perry's role in the execution of Cameron Todd Willingham, let's turn our attention