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Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 12/07/2011

Death penalty dropped against Mumia Abu-Jamal

Philadelphia prosecutors on Wednesday dropped their 30-year push for the death penalty for convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  06:03 PM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, crime, Mumia Abu-Jamal, death penalty

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 09/28/2011

In Florida execution, Danish company Lundbeck demands its drug not be used

A Danish drug firm, Lundbeck, is demanding the state of Florida not use its anesthetic in a Thursday execution.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:54 AM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, death penalty, Florida, lethal injection, Troy Davis

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 09/22/2011

Cameron Todd Willingham, others on death row remembered as Troy Davis is executed

As Troy Davis was executed, the names of other death row inmates were also talked about.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:14 AM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, crime, death penalty, capital punishment, Troy Davis, death row

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 09/22/2011

U.S. Supreme Court rejects appeal; Troy Davis executed

Georgia has executed Davis, who drew legions of supporters but found no court willing to throw out his conviction.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:08 AM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, crime, death penalty, Troy Davis, capital punishment

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 09/21/2011

Troy Davis to be executed tonight — are people angry about Davis’ case or the death penalty?

Troy Davis is to be executed tonight. Do people care about his story because they believe he was wrongfully convicted, or because they care about the death penalty?

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:52 AM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, crime, Troy Davis, death penalty, capital punishment, Georgia

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 09/20/2011

Will Troy Davis’s execution, scheduled for tomorrow, have a lasting impact?

Troy Davis is likely to be executed Wednesday, despite doubts about his guilt among many. Will his case change the national discussion?

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:38 PM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, crime, death penalty, Troy Davis, Georgia