Death Penalty http://wcbe.org en Prosecutor's Office Asks Parole Board To Commute Death Sentence http://wcbe.org/post/prosecutors-office-asks-parole-board-commute-death-sentence <p>Defense attorneys and prosecutors are asking the Ohio Parole Board to commute the death sentence of a Cleveland man convicted of a 1983 murder.&nbsp; Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:09:45 +0000 Ohio Public Radio 54928 at http://wcbe.org Prosecutors Put Out Their Own Report On Death Penalty Changes http://wcbe.org/post/prosecutors-put-out-their-own-report-death-penalty-changes <p><span style="font-family: verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19.201919555664063px;">Four prosecutors on a task force that reviewed the death penalty in Ohio have released a report objecting to some of the recommendations the task force put out two weeks ago.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:30:08 +0000 Mike Foley, Ohio Public Radio & Associated Press 54811 at http://wcbe.org Report Criticizes Ohio Death Penalty Selectiveness http://wcbe.org/post/report-criticizes-ohio-death-penalty-selectiveness <div>A report by an anti-death penalty group criticizes the selectiveness of Ohio's capital punishment law, saying death sentences owe as much to an individual prosecutor's philosophy as the nature of the crime.&nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:40:31 +0000 Associated Press 53703 at http://wcbe.org Bill Makes Repeat Violent Sexual Assaults Punishable by Death http://wcbe.org/post/bill-makes-repeat-violent-sexual-assaults-punishable-death <P>There’s a proposal that would allow the state to sentence rapists to death without a murder charge. Wed, 28 Aug 2013 16:47:48 +0000 Ohio Public Radio & Andy Chow 42107 at http://wcbe.org