Topic: Execution

Capital Punishment Clinic Heads Back to Supreme Court for Fourth Time in Four Years

May 27, 2010

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on May 24 to resolve a dispute among the lower federal courts over the reach of a federal civil rights statute in a DNA evidence case brought by Texas death row prisoner Hank Skinner.

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Law professor discusses execution issues

June 30, 2008
Law professor discusses execution issues

When Texas resumed executions last week, there was controversy again, with lawyers for Karl Chamberlain saying the convicted murderer was executed even though they were still taking appeals to the nation's highest court.

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Law prof discusses lethal injection in L.A. Times

Jan. 10, 2008
Law prof discusses lethal injection in L.A. Times

There have been no executions since Sept. 25, as more than a dozen death row inmates received stays of execution after the Supreme Court decided to hear a January challenge to lethal injection, the dominant mode of execution in the nation.

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