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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Latest on an Arkansas judge participating in an anti-death penalty demonstration outside the governor's mansion (all times local): ...
Lawyers: Inmate set for execution should be resentenced

ATLANTA — A man set for execution next month should be resentenced because he wouldn't get the death penalty if he were sentenced today,...
Aging death row: Is executing old or infirm inmates cruel?

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Vernon Madison has spent decades on Alabama's death row. Now 67, Madison has suffered from strokes and dementia and his lawyers...
Arkansas judge again demonstrates against death penalty

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Arkansas judge who's been prohibited from hearing execution-related cases lay down on a cot in front of the governor's...
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TULSA, Okla. — An Oklahoma judge has ruled that the governor's office and a public safety agency violated the state Open Records Act when...
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A convicted package bomber has asked a court to block his scheduled execution this week, arguing that Alabama has no right...
Man convicted in 1996 killing in Georgia set to be executed

ATLANTA — A man convicted of killing an off-duty prison guard after asking him for a ride outside a Georgia Walmart store is scheduled...
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HOUSTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a Northeast Texas man on death row for strangling his girlfriend...
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JACKSON, Miss. — An inmate convicted of killing a prison guard must be re-evaluated to determine whether he is too intellectually disabled for the...
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Most of an Arkansas judge's lawsuit against members of the state Supreme Court challenging his disqualification from execution-related cases after...

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