As they say in showbiz, this was a total miscast. Yesterday, neophyte Senator Manny Pacquiao was elected as the new chairman of the Senate Committee on Ethics. While there were reportedly no objections from the other senators, the boxer-slash-politician’s vocal critics are not having it. As head of the committee, Pacquiao must oversee matters that have Leggi Tutto
The Idaho Department of Correction doesn't have to release information about which drugs it used to execute 2 inmates or where it got them from - at least for now.In May, an Idaho judge ruled state correction officials had to hand over records and receipts of any drug used in the executions of
The Iranian regime is known for its suppression of the people of Iran and its blatant disregard of human rights.International human rights organisations have called on the regime to stop its inhumane treatment of prisoners, its medieval forms of punishment, its repression, its censorship, and so
RSA, poll, report, experiment, Basic Income, ‘Basic Income is increasingly seen as one plausible response to modern economic insecurity.’The public now backs Basic Income experiments in local areas by more than two to one, a new poll has found.It also found that 40 per cent of the public would welcome Basic Income experiments in their
A day after Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser came forward and identified herself as a fifty-one-year-old psychology professor named Christine Blasey Ford, Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court appears to be in serious jeopardy. Although neither the conservative federal judge nor the White House
Prosecutors in West Jakarta District Court have demanded the death penalty for drug-dealing suspect Samsul Anwar, 32.“The demand was the death penalty,” West Jakarta District Court intelligence division head Edy Subhan confirmed on Monday, as reported by tempo.co.He said the demand was read out
house of lords, economic affairs committee, social care, England, call for evidence, inquiryThe Committee would like to hear from as diverse a range of views as possible.The House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee, chaired by Lord Forsyth of Drumlean, has launched an inquiry into the social care system in England and invites written contributions to its investigation.The Committee
Convicted killer Anthony Garcia has been sentenced to death. That word came during an emotional afternoon in court Friday in which one of the judges involved in the case had to leave the courtroom. Judge Randall wheeled out of courtThe sentencing of Garcia came to an abrupt halt as Judge Gary
Iran Human Rights (Sep 15, 2018): One prisoner was executed at Zahedan Central Prison on the charge of “trafficking, possessing, and selling drugs and carrying out the armed action.”According to a close source, on the morning of Saturday, September 15, one prisoner was executed at Zahedan Central
Lawmakers in New Hampshire on Thursday failed to override Republican Gov. Chris Sununu's veto of a bill that would have abolished the death penalty but managed to do so with one offering support to the beleaguered biomass industry.The state Senate Thursday voted 14-10 to overturn the governor's
Clarence Brandley, a former Conroe High School janitor, was in 1981 wrongfully convicted of the brutal murder of 16-year-old Cheryl Fergeson. Brandley spent nearly 10 years on death row before he was exonerated.If the state of Texas had its way, Clarence Brandley would have died more than 30
It has been more than 50 years since the last person was executed on Australian soil, but the Federal Government is being urged to do more to stop the death penalty in other countries.Ronald Ryan was hanged in Victoria in 1967 for the fatal shooting of a prison officer during an escape from
District Attorney Michael Rourke has yet to make a decision as to whether to push for the death penalty in the case of Chris Watts, the 33-year-old Colorado man who stands accused of 3 counts of 1st-degree murder and 1 felony count of unlawful termination of a pregnancy.What's the
LAURENS COUNTY, SC - Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for the South Carolina man accused of molesting his girlfriend’s 2-year-old son and beating the toddler to death.Eighth Circuit Solicitor David Stumbo and Laurens County Sheriff Don Reynolds announced Tuesday that the state will seek
Young Women's Trust, annual report, 2018, It's (still) a rich man's world, sexual harassment, gender pay gap, debt, discrimination, action neededMany young women still have more limited opportunities than their male counterparts.The Young Women’s Trust’s 2018 annual survey, It’s (still) a Rich Man’s World, once again shows that young women remain more likely than young men to be affected by job insecurity, money worries and debt.Leggi
A man was convicted of capital murder this morning and jurors sentenced him to life in prison.Patrick Logan, 43, was convicted of capital murder during the course of a robbery. Jurors began deliberating Friday afternoon, and returned the verdict just after 9 a.m. Monday in Jefferson County
Madhya Pradesh recently enacted a new anti-rape law that awards death penalty to those convicted of raping girls aged 12 or less.The Supreme Court Tuesday stayed the execution of death sentence of a man convicted in rape and murder of a four-year-old in Madhya Pradesh, news agency ANI
Foreign Secretary, CGHQ, Privacy International, closed hearings, The Investigatory Powers Tribunal, personal customer information, telecommunications companies‘The history of the case is living proof of the dangers of closed hearings.’The Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) has held that, for a sustained period, successive Foreign Secretaries wrongly gave the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) unfettered discretion to collect vast
Jeffrey Havard, now on Mississippi's death row, insists he accidentally dropped the baby, Chloe Madison Britt, and that she hit her head on a toilet. A hearing in court on Aug. 14 will determine if Havard will receive a new trial in the 2002 crime.Jeffrey Havard has spent nearly 16 years behind
Rajkumar was given death in 5 days, the shortest trial in Madhya Pradesh which has seen 12 death sentences in rape cases in 7 months. In the state that set the new rape law for under-12 girls in motion, MILIND GHATWAI on what such a trial entails, and doesn't.Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan
4 Sarawakians, including a husband and wife, may face the death penalty when they were caught with a total of 455 grams of syabu worth RM50,000 on Tuesday.City police chief ACP Habibi Majinji said the suspects, aged 19 to 42, were arrested following a tip-off of a drug transaction taking place at
Iran Human Rights (Sep 13, 2018): A man who was sentenced to death on the charge of harassing and murdering a 13-year-old teenager was hanged in public in Marvdasht.According to the state-run news agency, Mizan, on the morning of Thursday, September 13, a prisoner was hanged in public in
The state is set to execute Zagorski on Oct. 11 for 2 drug-related killings in 1983Tennessee plans to execute Edmund Zagorski on Oct. 11 using the same lethal injection drugs that, according to medical experts, tortured Billy Ray Irick last month. The state's death penalty apparatus is up and
A Kiwi could face the death penalty after being charged in a Bangkok meth bust.New Zealander Isidor Rein, 62, was detained on Sunday in Thailand after he allegedly received a briefcase with a secret compartment containing 2.060kg of crystal methamphetamine from a Nigerian man and Thai woman to
Inmates with mental illness are more likely to be placed in solitary confinement than other inmates, and are more likely to be punished with administrative segregation compared with other less disciplinary actions, according to a study published in the Criminal Justice and Behavior.Kyleigh Clark
Two Supreme Court cases this fall pose hard questions about the death penalty."From this day forward,” Justice Harry Blackmun announced in 1994, “I no longer shall tinker with the machinery of death.” Blackmun had voted to restore the death penalty and even to approve mandatory death sentences
Drug companies could encounter backlash and risk hurting their growth in the medical industry if their products are used in an execution, a pharmaceutical industry expert testified Monday.Sean Nicholson of the National Bureau of Economic Research listed ways drug companies could be harmed if
A U.S. Border Patrol agent charged with killing four women and abducting a fifth may face the death penalty — if the evidence stacks up.There was a clear pattern to the murders allegedly committed by Juan David Ortiz — he took each of the women out to desolate areas near or just outside the
A majority of lawmakers in New Hampshire voted on Thursday in support of abolishing the death penalty, but fell 2 votes shy of overriding Governor Chris Sununu's veto of a repeal bill. Despite the outcome, observers and abolitionists say support for the cause is at a new high in the state, and
Despite government's frantic efforts to recruit a hangman, Zimbabweans have frowned upon the job offer even though unemployment is above 90 percent.In this Question & Answer with the Daily News' Tendayi Madhomu, the minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, Ziyambi Ziyambi speaks
The Supreme Court of Alabama has reversed and remanded the death penalty sentence for a man convicted of robbing and fatally shooting a man in 2009.Anthony Lane was convicted in 2011 of capital murder during the commission of a robbery in the death of 57-year-old Frank Wright, who was killed off
A new report tracking the roots, spread and effects of violent Islamist extremism found that 121 groups that share elements from a common ideology are now operating worldwide.Their activities resulted in the deaths of 84,000 people – nearly 22,000 of them civilians – in 66 countries in 2017, the
The name of the physician picked to attend a state inmate's execution can remain secret, even from drug makers suing to ban the use of their products in the twice-postponed lethal injection, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled Monday.In a twist, lawyers for three pharmaceutical companies who won the
Nevada's prisons pharmacy chief testified Wednesday that she obtained drugs for the lethal injection of a convicted killer despite knowing that drug manufacturers didn't want their products used for executions.Department of Corrections Pharmacy Director Linda Fox said during questioning by