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On second thought: Ninth Circuit reverses a previous reversal of a death sentence the Supreme Court had affirmed

A little over a year ago, the Ninth Circuit granted habeas corpus relief to a defendant whose death sentence the California Supreme Court had affirmed in 1988. On Monday, with a two-thirds different panel, the federal appeals court withdrew its … Continue reading

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The Most Valuable Sentence Ever Written

I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race. —James Joyce, “A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man” The immense … Continue reading

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Life sentence for attempting to give ISIS material support upheld

Harlem Suarez appealed was sentenced to life in prison without parole following his conviction for one count of attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction in violation of 18 U.S.C. 2332 and one count of attempting to provide material … Continue reading

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Second Death Sentence Upheld For 1994 Murder

For the second time, the Ohio Supreme Court has affirmed the death penalty for a Clinton County man who robbed and killed an 88-year-old woman he met while delivering furniture to her home. Read more detail on Recent Judiciary posts … Continue reading

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