Kelly Gissendaner’s execution – the first of a woman in Georgia for 70 years – has been put off because of a winter storm. Check out her last meal request.

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Judge Cormac J. Carney has ruled that the California death penalty violates the U.S. Constitution.

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Hasan’s court-appointed attorney accused his client of deliberately trying to receive the death penalty, abruptly stopping the trial after only one day.

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The execution for the mentally handicapped Georgia convict was stayed for three days while lawyers battle over the constitutionality of the case.

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After 27 years on death row for the murder of Ruth Pelke, Paula Cooper is free thanks to her victim’s family.

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Today Florida Governor Rick Scott signed the “Timely Justice Act of 2013,” which speeds up the legal process for the death penalty.

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Nathan Dunlop is almost a dead man walking after the court’s rejection of his death-sentence appeal.

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