And now, Fellow Citizens and Creatures of the Jury, I assert that so awful a crime deserves death, and in the case of the ferocious criminal before you--who is now washing her face--the death penalty
should be inflicted nine times.
We arrived at nothing very definite in the matter of Snider's punishment, since Taylor was for shooting him, Delcarte insisting that he should be hanged, while I, although fully conscious of the gravity of his offense, could not bring myself to give the death penalty
He even knew that an accomplice might suffer the death penalty
with the principal.
made which prescribed the death penalty
for "Kyllynge, wowndynge, or
In the first there is a vivid picture of the terrible evils which England was suffering through war, lawlessness, the wholesale and foolish application of the death penalty
, the misery of the peasants, the absorption of the land by the rich, and the other distressing corruptions in Church and State.
The unfortunate Gluck received life imprisonment in San Quentin, while the newspapers and the public held that it was a miscarriage of justice--that the death penalty
should have been visited upon him.
The bill, which passed with a 26-22 vote, signaled one of the strongest intents towards abolishing the death penalty
as a potential punishment for aggravated first-degree murder, the News Tribune reported.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon raised this question on Wednesday, still responding to Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez's criticisms that the Senate was slow, citing as example the upper chamber's failure to immediately act on the death penalty
Pimentel said the hearings would now be led by Senator Emmanuel "Manny" Pacquiao who has filed several bills and supported the restoration of the death penalty
especially on rape, kidnapping and other heinous crimes.
Americans' support for the death penalty
has dipped to a level not seen in 45 years.
The death penalty
has no place in the 21st century.
In a statement issued by the EU office in Islamabad on Monday, the two high-ups said, 'The death penalty
is incompatible with human dignity.