Death Penalty

News
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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