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Biden's silence on capital punishment tests fellow opponents
Joe Biden, Merrick Garland
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Biden's silence on capital punishment tests fellow opponents

South Carolina court halts executions until firing squad is ready
Firing squad
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South Carolina court halts executions until firing squad is ready

U.S. executes 8th inmate this year, after Justice Barrett, other Supreme Court conservatives lift stay
Death penalty opponents
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U.S. executes 8th inmate this year, after Justice Barrett, other Supreme Court conservatives lift stay

Divided 5-4 Supreme Court clears way for 2nd federal execution his week
Anti-capital punishment protesters in Terre Haute, Indiana
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Divided 5-4 Supreme Court clears way for 2nd federal execution his week

Daniel Lewis Lee was 'strapped to a gurney' for 4 hours as he awaited Supreme Court's execution ruling, lawyer says
Federal Correct Complex in Terre Haut, Indiana.
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Daniel Lewis Lee was 'strapped to a gurney' for 4 hours as he awaited Supreme Court's execution ruling, lawyer says

Judge blocks 1st federal execution in 17 years, in latest legal challenge to restarting death penalty
Anti-capital punishment protesters in Terre Haute, Indiana
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Judge blocks 1st federal execution in 17 years, in latest legal challenge to restarting death penalty

Supreme Court clears way for 1st federal execution since 2003 in 5-4 decision
Federal prison in Indiana
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Supreme Court clears way for 1st federal execution since 2003 in 5-4 decision

Texas executes Larry Swearingen despite contested forensic evidence
Death penalty chamber in Ohio
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Texas executes Larry Swearingen despite contested forensic evidence

Tennessee carries out first execution since 2009, using 'torturous' drug cocktail
A death chamber.
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Tennessee carries out first execution since 2009, using 'torturous' drug cocktail

Florida inmate executed with experimental injection
A Georgia prison death chamber.
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Florida inmate executed with experimental injection

Amid new DNA evidence, Missouri governor stays execution of death row inmate
An anti-death penalty sign.
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Amid new DNA evidence, Missouri governor stays execution of death row inmate

Judge lifts court order blocking 2nd Arkansas execution Monday night
A death row gurney.
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Judge lifts court order blocking 2nd Arkansas execution Monday night

Alabama Senate votes to use nitrogen gas in executions
Anti-death penalty activists.
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Alabama Senate votes to use nitrogen gas in executions

U.S. Supreme Court blocks first of 8 planned Arkansas executions in 11 days
Death chamber in Lucasville, Ohio, circa 2001
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U.S. Supreme Court blocks first of 8 planned Arkansas executions in 11 days

Alabama executes inmate Ronald Smith Jr. after split Supreme Court refuses stay
Ronald Bert Smith was executed by Alabama
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Alabama executes inmate Ronald Smith Jr. after split Supreme Court refuses stay

Delaware's top court effectively strikes down the death penalty
Advocates for abolishing the death penalty protest before Supreme Court
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Delaware's top court effectively strikes down the death penalty

Oklahoma state records show wrong drug was used in January execution
A death chamber.
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Oklahoma state records show wrong drug was used in January execution

Virginia executes convicted murderer who claimed to be mentally impaired
Virginia executed Alfredo Prieto, its first lethal injection in 3 years
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Virginia executes convicted murderer who claimed to be mentally impaired

This haunting website tracks all the Americans set to be executed
Jail of the Plaza de Castilla
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This haunting website tracks all the Americans set to be executed

Execution dates set for Oklahoma inmates involved in Supreme Court case
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Execution dates set for Oklahoma inmates involved in Supreme Court case

Justice Sotomayor compares the death penalty drug to 'being burned at the stake'
Sonia Sotomayor
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Justice Sotomayor compares the death penalty drug to 'being burned at the stake'

Justice Breyer: The death penalty is 'likely unconstitutional'
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer
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Justice Breyer: The death penalty is 'likely unconstitutional'

Supreme Court allows lethal injection drug used in botched executions
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Supreme Court allows lethal injection drug used in botched executions

Nebraska governor vetoes bipartisan death penalty repeal bill
Nebraska's governor vetoes a bipartisan death penalty ban
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Nebraska governor vetoes bipartisan death penalty repeal bill

With lethal injections on hold, Oklahoma is considering gassing death-row inmates
Oklahoma is looking for alternative death penalty methods
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With lethal injections on hold, Oklahoma is considering gassing death-row inmates

Ohio postpones six executions to prepare new lethal-injection drugs
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Ohio postpones six executions to prepare new lethal-injection drugs

Oklahoma executes first inmate since botched execution
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Oklahoma executes first inmate since botched execution

Diverse coalition opposes execution of mentally ill convict in Texas
Diverse coalition opposes execution of mentally ill convict in Texas
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Diverse coalition opposes execution of mentally ill convict in Texas