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Accused Marathon Bomber May Face Death

The fourth attempt to move the Boston Marathon trial to another city was denied Friday. The defense attorney has been pushing the move because they are having a tough time finding jurriors of mixed opinions about the case. 80 more words

Execution of Georgia Woman Postponed Over Problems With Drug

(JACKSON, Ga.) — Georgia postponed its first execution of a woman in 70 years late Monday because of concerns about the drug to be used in the lethal injection. 988 more words

Confronting my own Racism

Update after 9pm: Execution delayed for SCOTUS to weigh in.

Tonight a woman named Kelly Renee Gissendaner is scheduled to be executed in Georgia at the age of 46. 402 more words

Execution of Georgia Woman on Hold Pending Supreme Court Ruling

(JACKSON, Ga.) — The execution of the first female in Georgia in 70 years was on hold Monday as the U.S. Supreme Court reviewed last-minute arguments by her lawyers that they hoped would persuade the nation’s top justices to grant a stay. 802 more words

Execution of Georgia woman postponed; problems with injection drug

JACKSON, Georgia – Corrections officials have postponed Georgia’s first execution of a woman in 70 years, citing problems with the lone drug that would be used for the lethal injection. 609 more words