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"FBI Testimony on Microscopic Hair Analysis Contained Errors in at least 90% of Cases in Ongoing Review: 26 of 28 FBI Analysts Provided Testimony or Reports with Errors," Joint NACDL News Release, April 20, 2015.

"Oklahoma governor signs 'foolproof' nitrogen gas execution method," Associated Press, April 17, 2015.

"Bill to repeal Nebraska death penalty advances in Legislature but still faces challenges from foes," by Joe Duggan, The Omaha World-Herald, April 16, 2015.

"Senators will begin debate Thursday on death penalty repeal," by Joanne Young, The Lincoln Journal Star, April 15, 2015.

"Tennessee High Court Postpones All Scheduled Execution Dates," by Travis Loller, Associated Press, April 13, 2015.

"Editorial: 152 Innocents, Marked for Death," The New York Times, April 13, 2015.

"Mississippi Supreme Court rules for death row inmate Jeffrey Havard," by Radley Balko, The Washington Post, April 3, 2015.

"Alabama Man Freed After Decades on Death Row," by Alan Blinder, The New York Times, April 3, 2015.

"Death penalty repeal OK'd in Delaware Senate," by Jon Offredo, The (Wilmington, Del.) News Journal, April 2, 2015.

"The Supreme Court’s Death Trap," by Linda Greehouse, The New York Times, April 1, 2015.

"Amnesty condemns 'alarming rise' in death sentences," BBC News, April 1, 2015.

"Justices Hear Arguments on Intellectual Disability in Death Penalty Case," by Adam Liptak, The New York Times, March 30, 2015.

"High court to hear Kansas plea to reinstate death sentences," by Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press, March 30, 2015.

"California: Policy Adopted Against Execution Drugs," Associated Press, March 30, 2015.

"California's death row, with no executions in sight, runs out of room," by Paige St. John, The Los Angeles Times, March 30, 2015.

"In wake of apology, ex prosecutor calls for abolishment of death penalty," by Vickie Welborn, The Shreveport Times, March 27, 2015.

"Argument preview: Mental disability and death sentencing," by Lyle Denniston, SCOTUSblog, March 27, 2015.

"Texas: State Obtains More Lethal Drugs," Associated Press, March 25, 2015.

"Senate panel eyes bill to abolish Delaware death penalty," by Randall Chase, Associated Press, March 25, 2015.

"Bill to abolish Delaware death penalty clears Senate committee in renewed repeal effort," by Randall Chase, The Associated Press, March 25, 2015.

"Compound Pharmacists Trade Group Discourages Supplying Execution Meds," by Ed Silverman, The Wall Street Journal, March 24, 2015.

"Utah governor signs 55 bills into law, brings back firing squad," by Lee Davidson, Salt Lake Tribune, March 23, 2015.

"Three Justices lament SCOTUS failure to do death-penalty error correction in Texas case," Sentencing Law and Policy Blog, March 23, 2015.

"Lead prosecutor apologizes for role in sending man to death row," by A.M. 'Marty' Stroud III, Shreveport Times, March 21, 2015.

"Nation's Criminal Defense Bar Urges Utah Governor to Veto Death by Firing Squad Legislation," NACDL News Release, March 20, 2015.

"Arkansas Supreme Court upholds state's lethal-injection law," by Andrew DeMillo, Associated Press, March 19, 2015.

"Alabama agrees to suspend action in execution lawsuits while awaiting U.S. Supreme Court lethal injection ruling," by Kent Faulk, AL.com, March 19, 2015.

"Death Penalty Repeal Push Back on in Del.," by Michael Chesney, WBOC, March 18, 2015.

"Most death penalty sentences are overturned. Here’s why that matters.," by Frank R. Baumgartner and Anna W. Dietrich, The Washington Post, March 17, 2015.

"Florida bill would change death penalty sentencing procedure," Associated Press, March 16, 2015.

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