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The Soul of the Condemned

When I read that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was to be executed for his role in the Boston Marathon bombing, I immediately scrolled down to the comments. I was not surprised at what I found, but a little dismayed. 496 more words

American Beer

Ohio looks overseas in search for lethal drugs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio has explored overseas options in its search for lethal injection drugs no longer available in the U.S. despite a court ruling that banned such purchases, records show. 666 more words


#GirlsWriteBack: "Pleading the 8th"

#GirlsWriteBack is a summer writing project hosted by the GirlSense & NonSense Blog.
It features weekly essays, poems, and fiction by young women writers responding to news headlines. 757 more words


Michael T. LaHood Jr. murder 8/15/1996 San Antonio, TX *Mauriceo Mashawn Brown executed, 2 others sentenced to life in prison*

Michael LaHood’s home, where he was shot and killed

In all of the controversy surrounding this case with Kenneth Foster and his death sentence (later commuted to life in prison), the real victim, Michael T. 383 more words



What defines our being isn’t just what we believe in. How we live it out is largely significant in the making of who we are. Of course, not what we claim to be. 1,125 more words

Religion And Politics

Have the anti-death penalty folks been hung by their own petard?

For my money, the Fault Lines section of Mimesis Law provides some of the most hard-hitting commentary on the legal issues of the day available on this medium. 707 more words