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Death Watch NACDL Staff August/September 2000 12 First Annual Clarence Darrow Death Penalty College NACDL helped co-sponsor the first annual Clarence Darrow Death Penalty College at the University of Michigan in May. Skillfully organized by Professor Andrea Lyon, the six-day college included inte

By NACDL Staff in August/September 2000
Category: The Champion Magazine
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Death Watch NACDL Staff October 2000 12 Increasing Agitation for Moratorium and Abolition Whether in response to continued documentation of innocent individuals sentenced to death, concern that the death penalty is applied in a discriminatory manner against the poor and people of color, or for ot

By NACDL Staff in October 2000
Category: The Champion Magazine
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Death Watch Chris Adams November 2000 12 Triumph of Reason Puerto Rico — In July, NACDL members won a landmark victory in a death penalty case pursued by the federal government in Puerto Rico. In the government's case against Hector Acosta-Martinez, NACDL Parliamentarian M. Cristina Guiterrez a

By Chris Adams in November 2000
Category: The Champion Magazine
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Death Watch Chris Adams December 2000 13   Moratorium Movement Growing in NC Greensboro became the eighth local government in North Carolina to pass a resolution calling for a moratorium on executions on October 3. With an 8-1 vote, including the support of three pro-death penalty Republicans,

By Chris Adams in December 2000
Category: The Champion Magazine
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Death Watch Chris Adams January/February 2001 12 Sleeping Lawyer Tricks A sleeping lawyer is not an ineffective lawyer? Perhaps he is effective in Houston, Texas. In another bizarre “sleeping lawyer” case from Texas, a Fifth Circuit panel held 2-1 that the Sixth Amendment's right to counsel does

By Chris Adams in January/February 2001
Category: The Champion Magazine
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Death Watch Chris Adams March 2001 11 Electrocution Electrocution is cruel and unusual punishment violating the Georgia and United States Constitutions. This is the January holding of an Atlanta trial court judge, Wendy Shoob, who outlawed the use of electrocution in a pending death penalty case.

By Chris Adams in March 2001
Category: The Champion Magazine
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Death Watch Chris Adams April 2001 14   NACDL Members Win Acquittal in Alabama On March 7, Terry Bonner walked out of a Birmingham courtroom a free man. After deliberating for two hours, jurors in the death penalty trial found Bonner not guilty on all counts. Two NACDL members - Wilson Myers an

By Chris Adams in April 2001
Category: The Champion Magazine
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Death Watch Chris Adams May 2001 10 Executing the mentally retarded cruel and unusual? The Supreme Court surprisingly agreed to revisit the issue of whether executing the mentally retarded violates the country's evolving standards of decency and is therefore cruel and unusual punishment. On March

By Chris Adams in May 2001
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Death Watch Chris Adams June 2001 12 Justice Ginsburg Supports Moratorium, Criticizes Death Penalty “People who are well represented at trial do not get the death penalty,” stated Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She criticized the “meager” amount of money used to defend poor clients. She also said s

By Chris Adams in June 2001
Category: The Champion Magazine
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Death Watch Chris Adams July 2001 12 Pennsylvania Governor Restricts Funding for Capital Defense Last year, the Pennsylvania legislature allocated $614,000 for capital appellate defense training. None of the money has been spent. Governor Tom Ridge's administration has agreed to appropriate the m

By Chris Adams in July 2001
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