And this is why the state, which claims to represent the members of society, as a matter of principle may put to death
those members-and only those members-who hav e broken the social contract in the cruelest way: by themselves having killed other citizens.
It is the proabortion/anti-death penalty liberal who is morally inconsistent, since he supports putting to death
only the innocent.
6 percent of nonwhite defendants charged with murdering white victims were sentenced to death
At a time when capital punishment has become widely accepted for the worst crimes, critics say a strange brew of prosecutorial misconduct, racial bias, and inadequate legal defense is sending innocent people to death
He was subsequently sentenced to death
for the 1986 stabbing deaths of an elderly Chicago couple.
A jury has recommended that the former handyman - who raped and assaulted more than a dozen women over five years - be formally sentenced to death
during a hearing scheduled Thursday in Ventura.
Why are we suddenly talking about the great racial disparity between those sentenced to death
and those receiving a life sentence for the same crime as well as the poor mental health status of so many death row inmates?
A sixty-two-year-old great-grandmother, Bettie (her spelling--not used in virtually all mainstream media reports) had been convicted in 1985 of killing her fifth husband and was sentenced to death
Ninety-eight were put to death
, the most since states began to dust off the death machinery in 1976.
Freely submitting to death
can mean dying in Christ," Bresnahan has written.
While he might not want to utilize a system as complex as the one this reviewer presented in this journal in 1994, some awareness that the rituals of burial were connected to those leading up to death
and to the re-integration of survivors into the community after interment would add to understanding those rituals that are the main focus.
Crash, while completely lacking--and deliberately so--the churning-emotional undercurrents of The Sweet Hereafter is also nevertheless, a movie about living with death; but it's less concerned with lives forced to live with death than death as a lifestyle, as the chicly decadent choice of people so burned out on everything else, they've turned to death
as the final erotic frontier.
South Dakota has a special inheritance tax class for farm and forest heirs; class 6, with lower marginal rates, applies to heirs not in class 1 or 2 who engaged in business or farming with the decedent for at least 10 out of 15 years prior to death
There have been a number of cases where the wrong person has been sentenced to death
That's to say, the overwhelming majority of Californians sentenced to death
never actually face the death penalty.