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BTL:Connecticut Poised to Become 17th State to End Capital Punishment (tags)
Interview with Richard Dieter, executive director of the Death Penalty Information Center , conducted by Melinda Tuhus
BTL:Despite its Failure to Stop the Execution of Troy Davis, Campaign To End U.S. Death Pe (tags)
Interview with Richard Dieter, executive director of the Death Penalty Information Center, conducted by Melinda Tuhus
BTL:After 30 Years, Architects of Death Penalty Guidelines Withdraw Their Support (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
Free Mumia! Los Angeles Rejects High Court's Ruling (tags)
Wednesday, January 20, 2010
LOS ANGELES - Despite heavy rain, a group of about 30 people attended a demonstration for the freedom of political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal. The last-minute action was organized by anti-racist activists who were reacting to the overturning of a judgment that favored the condemned journalist. The Third Circuit Court of Appeals had overturned Abu-Jamal's death sentence, finding that the judge in the case had failed to properly instruct members of the jury to consider possible mitigating circumstances during sentencing. However, the Supreme Court overturned the lower court's decision, opening up the possibility that Abu-Jamal, who has always maintained his innocence, could return to death row.
Convict them and then fry them the next day!!! (tags)
The good side of this is it will prove the cops never make mistakes, and prosecutors never make mistakes. Hell if Andrew Thomas had his way Ray Krone would have been executed and never had a chance to make the cops look bad when his DNA didn't match the DNA of the murderer.
BTL:Mass Commutation of Illinois Death Row Inmates Reframes National Debate on... (tags)
...Capital Punishment. Interview with Bruce Shapiro,co-author of the book "Legal Lynching," conducted by Scott Harris
Towards Abolition of the Death Penalty (tags)
Professor Michael Radelet from the University of Colorado-Boulder presented the keynote address at the IADP event. Professor Radelet is co author of In Spite of Innocence and has been a consultant to the Illinois Governor's Commission on Death Penalty Moratorium, among many other contributions to the movement to abolish the death penalty.