4/15/2015 - Should Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Get the Death Penalty? - To help people better understand the Boston Marathon bomber trial and issues surrounding the death penalty in general, we present several pro and con quotes about whether or not Tsarnaev should get the death penalty. We also include a summary of the attack, the trial, and the sentencing phase, along with a list of related links.
4/15/2015 - Is Life in Prison without Parole a Better Option Than the Death Penalty? - Read pro and con quotes from the ACLU (pro), Kenneth E. Hartman, a prisoner serving life without parole (con), Donald McCartin, former California Superior Court judge who presided over nine death penalty sentences (pro), David R. Dow, a death row lawyer (con), and more.
3/24/2015 - Utah Reinstates Use of the Firing Squad - On Mar. 23, 2015, Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed legislation legalizing the firing squad as a backup method of execution when lethal injection drugs are not available.
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