Death Penalty

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12:37 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Bill Would Make Much Of Ohio’s Execution Process Secret

A new bill in the Ohio legislature would hide from the public information about pharmacists, doctors, drug companies and drug ingredients. 

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9:27 am
Wed October 1, 2014

AG Says He Doesn’t Expect Executions To Resume As Scheduled In February

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine
Credit State of Ohio

After several years of multiple executions, one was carried out in Ohio this year.

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11:41 am
Mon August 11, 2014

Judges Extends Temporary Halt To Ohio Executions

A federal judge has extended a months-long moratorium on executions in Ohio as debate over the state's new two-drug combination continues. 

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8:09 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

Prosecutor's Office Asks Parole Board To Commute Death Sentence

Defense attorneys and prosecutors are asking the Ohio Parole Board to commute the death sentence of a Cleveland man convicted of a 1983 murder. 

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11:30 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Prosecutors Put Out Their Own Report On Death Penalty Changes

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. 

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12:40 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Report Criticizes Ohio Death Penalty Selectiveness

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. 

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12:47 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Bill Makes Repeat Violent Sexual Assaults Punishable by Death

There’s a proposal that would allow the state to sentence rapists to death without a murder charge.

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