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Death Penalty News

Capital Defense Weekly gathers opinions by other writers about yesterday's decision in Roper v. Weaver and the Court's conclusion that virtually identically situated litigants should not be treated in a needlessly disparate manner.

Headlines from the Death Penalty Information Center:
New resources: "Towards the Abolition of the Death Pnealty in Africa."
New resources: Web site features "Innocent and Executed."
New resources: Amnest International Report: "Prisoner-Assisted Homicides" regarding volunteers.
California proposes new lethal injection procedures
New Jersey man who faced the death penalty freed through DNA
New voices: John Grisham on Capital Punishment
New books: "Dead Wrong: Violence, Vengeance, and the Victims of Capital Punishment"

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