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Warren Lee Hill

Warren Lee Hill and the Ghosts of Death Penalty Past, Present and Future

Dr Bharat Malkani | Posted 09.17.2013 | Crime
Dr Bharat Malkani

Hill's case is not only an example of the present-day problems with the death penalty. It also raises specters of executions-past, and gives an indication of the bleak future of the death penalty in the U.S.

The Execution Tapes

Dave Isay | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics
Dave Isay

Since this country's last public execution in 1936, there have been no known photographs or recordings of an execution. In 1998, however, audio tapes of 22 Georgia executions were discovered and, when I became aware of them, I broadcasted them on public radio.

'Mildly Mentally Retarded' Inmate's Life Spared In Last Minute Decision

Posted 02.19.2013 | Crime

A "mildly mentally retarded" Georgia inmate who was scheduled to be put to death on Tuesday night was granted a stay of execution shortly before he w...

Mentally Disabled Man To Be Executed Next Week In Georgia

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 02.20.2013 | Crime

Warren Lee Hill, a man with a mental disability currently on death row in a Georgia prison, is scheduled to be executed on Feb. 19 despite a Supreme C...

Michael McLaughlin

Georgia Denies Clemency For Mentally Disabled Death Row Prisoner

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 07.16.2012 | Crime

Georgia officials rejected an appeal for clemency from a death row inmate his lawyers say is mentally disabled, setting the stage for his execution on...

Michael McLaughlin

Last Chance To Stop Mentally Disabled Man's Execution

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 07.11.2012 | Crime

Lawyers for a mentally disabled man on death row have one last-ditch appeal to avert his execution next week. The defense for convicted killer War...