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Death Penalty Law

One Democrat Wants To Bring The Death Penalty Back To Michigan -- But It Won't Be Easy

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.10.2015 | Politics

A Democratic lawmaker wants to bring the death penalty back to the first English-speaking territory to abolish capital punishment, but experts -- and ...

Colo. Death Penalty Repeal Hearing Marked By Emotional Testimony

The Colorado Independent | Susan Greene | Posted 03.20.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Susan Greene. DENVER— Lawmakers considering a bill that would end capital punishment in Colorado heard 10 hours o...

Colorado Death Penalty Unconstitutional, Says Attorneys, Scholars

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 02.27.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard. Colorado’s death penalty is not only massively expensive, critics say it is also unconstitutional...

CO Death Penalty: Spending Millions To Execute (Almost) No One

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 02.07.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard. With a bill to repeal the death penalty likely to be introduced in the 2013 Colorado Legislature, t...

"The Autobiography of an Execution"

David R. Dow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David R. Dow

Sometimes I don't get home until after my son has gone to sleep, and the reason is that I've stayed late at my office, trying to stave off the execution of a convicted murderer.