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Press Release
July 19, 2012

State has gone from "first to worst" in handling cases of mental disability and the death penalty.

Press Release
July 16, 2012

Amnesty International condemns 'deeply dissapointing' decision by Parole Board in Warren Hill case

Victory
May 29, 2012

The Governor of Ohio has granted a two-week reprieve to a Lebanese national with mental illness facing execution on 6 June to allow the court more time to examine whether the inmate is “competent”...

Victory
April 19, 2012

Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy signed into law the repeal of Connecticut's death penalty, making his state the 17th, and the 5th in the last 5 years, to do away with capital punishment.

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