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2014-07-09 12:28:50

- Exclusive ID FILM Examines the Case of Florida Death-Row Inmate Tommy Zeigler, Who Has Been on Death Row for 38 Years, in A QUESTION OF INNOCENCE Premiering on Friday, July 11 at 10/9c -

2010-11-16 11:56:00

Unfairness, high costs, victims' needs, and innocence are important to voters' thinking about the death penalty WASHINGTON, Nov.

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2007-06-10 21:00:03

By ROBERT TANNER Anti-death penalty forces have gained momentum in the past few years, with a moratorium in Illinois, court disputes over lethal injection in more than a half-dozen states and progress toward outright abolishment in New Jersey.

2006-07-28 19:31:13

Corrects to New York Law School from New York University of Law School in paragraph eight By Carey Gillam KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - As the mother of a convicted murderer, Linda Taylor feels the nationwide debate over the death penalty in both her conscience and her heart.

2006-07-27 07:23:14

By Carey Gillam KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - As the mother of a convicted murderer, Linda Taylor feels the nationwide debate over the death penalty in both her conscience and her heart.

2006-07-27 07:20:00

By Carey Gillam KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - As the mother of a convicted murderer, Linda Taylor feels the nationwide debate over the death penalty in both her conscience and her heart.

2006-07-20 23:48:20

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A convicted murderer was executed in the electric chair in Virginia on Thursday night becoming the first person in the United States to be put to death by electrocution in more than two years.

2006-06-26 19:56:37

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - A judge on Monday ordered all executions put on hold in Missouri after a condemned man challenged lethal injection as a violation of the U.S. Constitution's protection against undue pain and suffering. U.S. District Judge Fernando Gaitan Jr.


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2010-10-26 18:09:56

Execution by electrocution, started in the United States, is an execution method in which the person being killed is strapped to a specially built wooden chair and electrocuted through electrodes placed on the body. Although its use is in decline the electric chair has become a symbol of the death penalty even though it was only used in the United States and briefly in the Philippines. The goal of the chair was to incapacitate the organs of the body in order to cause death. This was done...

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