News Alerts

I will be at the “Dialogue on the Death Penalty” conference at the Oglethorpe University tomorrow and at the School of America’s vigil this Saturday.

Here are some of the recent news alerts:

Russia may extend death penalty moratorium
[JURIST] Russia [JURIST news archive] may effectively extend a death penalty moratorium [Pravda report] for three years if the State Duma [official website, in

Supreme court retains death penalty
AND – Johannesburg,Gauteng,South Africa
By KELVIN CHONGO. THE Supreme Court in Zambia has rejected a petition to abolish the death penalty because it had no constitutional powers to do so.

Death penalty defended
Stanly News & Press – Albemarle,NC,USA
Sunday, November 12, 2006 — Death is warranted as punishment for Guy Tobias LeGrande, who is scheduled to receive the death penalty Dec.

Exonerated death row inmate to speak on death penalty – USA
death row by DNA evidence hopes Democratic Gov.-elect Martin O’Malley will be more open to considering whether to abolish or suspend the death penalty than his

Susan Hagstrom: Death penalty would present brutality over wisdom
The Capital Times – Madison,WI,USA
Dear Editor: Channel 3 had a story saying a majority of Wisconsin residents favored a death penalty. Are they aware of the details behind the issue?

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