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"Senate passes bill to give juries final say on death sentences," by Mike Cason, AL.com, February 23, 2017.

"Sotomayor questions whether lethal injection is ‘our most cruel experiment yet’," by Robert Barnes, The Washington Post, February 21, 2017.

"Revisiting The Death Penalty In Florida's Cell 1," by Wilson Sayre, WLRN, February 20, 2017.

"U.S. court curbs solitary for Pennsylvania inmates no longer facing execution," by Jonathan Stempel, Reuters, February 9, 2017.

"House passes bill to allow firing squads in executions," by Jimmie E. Gates, The Clarion-Ledger, February 8, 2017.

"Florida Legislature Taking Steps to Resume Death Penalty Cases," NBC 6 Miami, February 7, 2017.

"A Wiser Generation of Prosecutors," by The Editorial Board, The New York Times, February 6, 2017.

"Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Determined That A Badly Botched Execution Was An "Innocent Misadventure"," by Chris McDaniel, BuzzFeed News, January 31, 2017.

"Priests don’t want a man to be on death row. Even if he’s accused of killing one of their own.," by Kristine Guerra, The Washington Post, January 31, 2017.

"Missouri’s Unjust Rush To Execute Intellectually Disabled Man Who Was Abandoned by His Attorneys," by Carol S. Stelker, The Huffington Post, January 30, 2017.

"Opinion: Duterte Wants the Death Penalty Back," by Tomasito Villarin, The New York Times, January 29, 2017.

"Texas Almost Bought Execution Drugs From 5 Men In India Who Were Accused Of Selling Illegal Party Pills," by Chris McDaniel and Tasneem Nashrulla, BuzzFeed News, January 26, 2017.

"Federal judge declares Ohio’s execution process unconstitutional," by Ellen Powell, The Christian Science Monitor, January 26, 2017.

"Witnesses To Execution: The Emotional Toll On Victims' Families," by Ryan Poppe, Texas Public Radio, January 25, 2017.

"Abolish Washington’s death penalty? Deep divide remains," by Joseph O'Sullivan, The Seattle Times, January 25, 2017.

"Is Texas About to Execute an Innocent Man?," by Jeremy Stahl, Slate, January 23, 2017.

"Supreme Court lets Alabama judges impose death penalty," by Richard Wolf, USA TODAY, January 23, 2017.

"How Obama Disappointed on the Death Penalty," by Maurice Chammah, The Marshall Project, January 18, 2017.

"Washington state moves to end death penalty," by Reid Wilson, The Hill, January 17, 2017.

"Why black Americans are against death for Roof: Column," by Ellis Cose, USA TODAY, January 11, 2017.

"Texas carries out nation's first execution in 2017," Associated Press, January 11, 2017.

"Anguish, Rage and Mercy as Dylann Roof Is Sentenced to Death," by Kevin Sack and Alan Blinder, The New York Times, January 11, 2017.

"Dylann Roof sentenced to death for Emanuel AME Church massacre," by Glenn Smith, Jennifer Berry Hawes, and Abigail Darlington, The Post and Courier, January 10, 2017.

"Missouri Execution Drug Purchases Revealed," by Chris McDaniel, BuzzFeed News, January 8, 2017.

"Opinion: Jeff Sessions, the Grim Reaper of Alabama," by John J. Donohue III and Max Schoening, The New York Times, January 8, 2017.

"The Growing Gap Between The U.S. and The International Anti-Death-Penalty Consensus," by Lincoln Caplan, The New Yorker, December 31, 2016.

"The Continuing Collapse of the Death Penalty," by The Editorial Board, The New York Times, December 26, 2016.

"Executions and death sentences plummeted this year as capital punishment declined nationwide," by Mark Berman, The Washington Post, December 24, 2016.

"Florida Supreme Court: Death penalty cases finalized before 2002 will stand," by Michael Auslen and Kristen M. Clark, Tampa Bay Times, December 22, 2016.

"Judge: Reporters, witnesses must be allowed to see entire execution in Arizona Arizona has more than 100 inmates on death row at a Arizona has more than 100 inmates on death row," by Michael Kiefer, The Republic, December 22, 2016.

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