NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says he has no plans to witness an execution as Tennessee continues to put people to death. Lee, a Republican, was offered a witness seat after he declined to stop the past two executions since taking over Tennessee's top political office in January. Three more executions are scheduled to take place Leggi Tutto
On this day in 1972, 27-year-old Cretan electrician Vassilis Lymberis was executed by a firing squad for murdering his mother-in-law, his wife, and his two children. Lymberis and his accomplices burned down his family home, while 4 members of his family were inside in January 1972.It was August
A Dallas County judge has set the new execution date for 'Texas 7' inmate Patrick Murphy.The judge set the new date for November 13th.RELATED | Texas: On Eve of Execution, Inmate Fights for Buddhist PriestMurphy was minutes away from execution in March when the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily
Assistant Federal Public Defender Dale Baich has witnessed 11 executions by lethal injection.“It’s ... eerily silent,” he said recalling the experience. “In the witness room, the witnesses don’t speak. There is a low hum of the air-conditioning unit and occasionally a voice coming over the
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was recently treated for a "localized malignant tumor" on her pancreas, a court spokesperson said Friday."The tumor was treated definitively and there is no evidence of disease elsewhere in the body," spokesperson Kathy Arberg said.The news, coming during
Serial killer who preyed on gay men executed at Florida State Prison(CNN) -- Florida has put to death the man known as the "I-95 killer," who was convicted of killing three people and admitted to killing several more in a 1994 spree targeting gay men.The Supreme Court decided late Thursday not to
KAJANG: A 41-year-old man involved in a high-profile fatal road rage incident on the North South Expressway (NSE) in Bangi, recently, was charged at the Magistrate's Court here, today.However, no plea was recorded from Yew Wei Liang when the charge was read to him before magistrate Nor Afidah
Ein wegen Mordes und Vergewaltigung verurteilter Mann ist im US-Bundesstaat Texas hingerichtet worden. Der 48-Jährige sei am Mittwochabend mit einer Giftspritze getötet worden, teilten die Justizbehörden mit. Das Oberste Gericht hatte einen Einspruch seiner Anwälte zuvor zurückgewiesen. Die
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday Tehran “will do its best” to see if the death sentence on Swedish-Iranian scientist Ahmadreza Djalali can be delayed.Djalali, a medical doctor and lecturer at the Karolinska Institute in the Swedish capital, was
There are 133 inmates on death row and no-one has been executed in the last 20 years.Parliament in Uganda has passed a law that abolishes the mandatory death penalty for certain crimes, amending four different laws that had earlier prescribed capital punishment, including the Anti-Terrorism
West's final words: 'In the beginning, God created man. And Jesus wept. That’s all.'Stephen West wept.The curtains in the execution chamber opened at 7:15 p.m. on Aug. 15, 2019 — one year, six days and four condemned men since Tennessee revived its death penalty. West’s was to be the fifth name
Gary Ray Bowles started his eight-month murderous binge in Daytona Beach by killing John Hardy Roberts on March 14, 1994, inside the victim’s beachside home and now he is set to be the 99th death row inmate executed in Florida in modern times.The killing spree began in Daytona Beach.Eventually
In 2009, North Carolina passed the Racial Justice Act (RJA), which allowed defendants to strike the death penalty from their cases if they could show that racial discrimination was a factor in their prosecution. The law came as a response to a series of exonerations of Black people who were
Justice Sonia Sotomayor last night called part of Florida’s capital punishment system “Kafkaesque,” but she still joined her U.S. Supreme Court colleagues in allowing the Sunshine State to carry out an execution under that system.The justice said she’d be up for reviewing Florida’s system in a
A jury on Thursday found convicted serial killer Michael Gargiulo, known as the "Hollywood Ripper," was sane when he murdered 2 women and attempted to murder a third in her Santa Monica apartment.The 6-man, 6-woman panel deliberated for several hours before making the finding against Gargiulo
The last words of serial killer Gary Ray Bowles have been revealed in a statement read after his execution.Bowles, 57, was put to death at a prison in Florida on Thursday, August 22, 23 years after he was sentenced to death over the murders of six gay men.He opted to eat cheeseburgers, french
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The case was registered at Kadamtala police station in North Tripura on September 27, 2018 and a chargesheet was submitted to the court on March 24 this year. After five months of trial, the accused has been found guilty.A Tripura court sentenced a 26-year old youth to death for the rape and
Texas executed Larry Swearingen for a 1998 Texas slaying. His lawyer says bad science got him on death row.Swearingen consistently maintained his innocence in the strangling death of 19-year-old Melissa Trotter. Texas prosecutors, however, had no doubt he was her killer.For decades, a staunch
Iran Human Rights (IHR); August 21, 2019: A man was executed at Shiraz prison for murder Sunday. According to IHR sources, a man was hanged at Shiraz prison (known as Adel-Abad) for murder on August 18, 2019.IHR can confirm his identity as Amin Zanganeh. The Execution is not announced by the
Texas lab now admits its experts overstated key findings in murder trial, but execution still set for WednesdayShortly after 19-year-old Melissa Trotter disappeared from the campus of Montgomery College, north of Houston, the police suspected Larry Swearingen, a 27-year-old electrician, had
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region ⁠— More than 100 individuals have been executed in Iraq since January, with a staggering 8,000 more on death row, according to Iraq's UN-approved human rights body.The execution figures came from Iraqi Ministry of Justice data that was reviewed by the Iraqi High Commission
Montgomery County’s only death row prisoner lost a long-shot bid for clemency Monday, just over 48 hours before he is scheduled for execution.For convicted killer Larry Ray Swearingen, these final days and last-minute legal filings must feel familiar. The Wednesday execution date marks the sixth
Iran Human Rights (IHR); August 24, 2019: A prisoner was hanged over drug-related charges at the central prison of Shirvan city, North Khorasan province Wednesday.According to IHR sources, on the morning of Wednesday, August 21, a man was hanged at Shirvan Central Prison. His name was Morad
El 25 de julio, en un inesperado anuncio, el fiscal general de Estados Unidos, William Barr, afirmó que el gobierno federal iba a reanudar las ejecuciones, con cinco de ellas programadas para los próximos meses. Esto anula una moratoria efectiva sobre la pena de muerte a nivel federal que ha
Ryan Williams was already jailed for 5 years. But a bizarre legal loophole could see him face the death penalty.An Australian man sentenced to a shock 5 years in a Bali jail for cooking up his own cocaine and who decided not to appeal and risk the death penalty has now been told the death penalty
Gary Ray Bowles asesinó a seis hombres en 1994 a los que ahogó con distintos objetosEl estado de Florida ejecutó este jueves a Gary Ray Bowles, un asesino en serie de hombres homosexuales adultos que en el transcurso de ocho meses en 1994 mató a seis personas.A Bowles, de 57 años, le declararon
Brown says she is meeting with stakeholders on both sides and has staff reviewing legislative history of Senate Bill 1013.In a group call with reporters today, Gov. Kate Brown broke her silence on Senate Bill 1013, the controversial legislation that was aimed at gutting Oregon's death penalty but
The federal “machinery of death” will begin to churn again in the age of TrumpThe federal death penalty in America, unused since 2003, is plainly constitutional. The most conservative Supreme Court in 80 years certainly will say so when next asked. So there is every reason to think that in the
As his scheduled death date approached, Larry Ray Swearingen still refused to accept that the Huntsville gurney could be his fate.The 48-year-old Montgomery County man was sentenced to die for the 1998 murder of Melissa Trotter, a college student who was raped, strangled and left in the Sam
“It’s not equal justice when a kid with an ounce of pot can get thrown in jail, while a bank executive who launders money for a drug cartel can get a bonus.” -- E. Warren(CNN) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday outlined a stem-to-stern criminal justice overhaul that would abolish the death
Jeremy Corbyn, speech, Corby, 19 August 2019, While Brexit is the framework of the crisis we face, the problems facing our country run much deeper.Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, in a speech in Corby earlier this week, said: I’m sure I don’t need to convince anyone here that as we look towards the return of parliament in
Iran Human Rights (IHR); August 16, 2019: Three people were hanged at Zahedan Central Prison Thursday.According to IHR sources, on the morning of Thursday, August 15, three prisoners were hanged at the Iranian city of Zahedan for murder charges.HRANA website has identified them as Olya Norouzehi
Close the Gap, women's work patterns, change, flexi-time, part-time, the right to request regulations, impact, report, Scotland,Enabling flexible working is a critical component in closing Scotland’s gender pay gap.The right to request flexible working was extended to all employees on 30 June 2014.The aim was to increase the quality and availability of flexible jobs in the UK.And all employees have the legal right