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Death penalty update

Headlines from the Death Penalty Information Center:

Alabama District Attorneys Association Criticizes Attorney General for Politicizing Death Penalty Case

Resources: New Study Reveals Deficiencies in Eyewitness Identification Procedures; Legislative Review Set

Judge Declares Tennessee Lethal Injection Protocols Unconstitutional, Halts Executions

Background on Recent Commutation: "Grossly Inadequate" Representation in a System that "Broke Down"

Alabama Prosecutor Punished for Testifying That a Death Sentence Was Unfair

Expensive Death Penalty Prosecutions in Florida May Mean Others Don't Go To Trial

Editorials: "At Some Point, a Death Penalty Stops Making Sense"

Supreme Court Asked to REview Unusual Death Sentence"

History: The Death Penalty Through the Life of Anthony Amsterdam

Judge Blocks Texas from Destroying Evidence in Case of Possible Wrongful Execution
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The American Bar Association Death Penalty Moratorium Implementation Project has issued a 500 page report concerning Ohio's death penalty. The Executive Summary is available here. (via Sentencing Law and Policy). More information is available at Ohio Death Penalty Information.
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The Atlantic Journal-Constitution is publishing a four-day series called "A Matter of Life or Death" concerning Georgia's death penalty. Day One is available here. Day Two is available here. (via How Appealing)

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