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DPIC Press Release: CONCERNS ABOUT AMERICA'S DEATH PENALTY POLICY RESONATE AS NATION APPROACHES 700th SCHEDULED EXECUTION SINCE REINSTATEMENT


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CONCERNS ABOUT AMERICA'S DEATH PENALTY POLICY RESONATE AS NATION APPROACHES 700th SCHEDULED EXECUTIONÊ SINCE REINSTATEMENT OF CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

Georgia to use electric chair for first time since 1998,
Borderline mentally retarded juvenile offender to be executed on Wednesday




WASHINGTON, DC -- As the United States approaches its 700th execution

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Press Release: National Bipartisan Panel Calls for 18 Death Penalty Reforms

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The Constitution Project seeks to formulate bipartisan solutions to contemporary constitutional and legal issues by combining high-level scholarship and public education.  It is housed at the Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC.


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National Bipartisan Panel Calls for 18 Death Penalty Reforms

Broad Consensus of Republican, Democratic, Conservative,

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Press Release: IN RARE MOVE, FULL CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS WILL REVIEW DEATH ROW INMATE'S "SLEEPING LAWYER" CLAIM

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Monday, January 15, 2001  CONTACT:  BRENDA BOWSER
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IN RARE MOVE, FULL CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS WILL REVIEW DEATH ROW INMATE'S "SLEEPING LAWYER" CLAIM

Judges to examine panel's controversial ruling in Burdine's denial of counsel case

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Press Release: Distinguished Bipartisan National Panel To Present Eighteen Recommendations for Death Penalty Reform

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Distinguished Bipartisan National Panel To Present Eighteen Recommendations for Death Penalty Reform






        Following a year-long study,

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States With No Death Penalty Share Lower Homicide Rates

States With No Death Penalty Share Lower Homicide Rates NEW YORK TIMES

September 22, 2000

States With No Death Penalty Share Lower Homicide Rates

By RAYMOND BONNER and FORD FESSENDEN

The dozen states that have chosen not to enact the death penalty since the Supreme Court ruled in 1976 that it was constitutionally permissible have not had higher homicide rates than states with the death penalty, government statistics and a new survey by The New York Times show.

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