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Death Penalty

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NH Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Death Penalty Appeal

In this historic hearing, the defense team is trying to throw out the death penalty sentence for Michael Addison, convicted in the 2006 death of Manchester police officer Michael Briggs.


The Joe Paterno statue at Penn State University. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Curtis: Time To Hit Penn State With ‘Death Penalty’

98.5 The Sports Hub’s Chris Curtis says it’s time to hit Penn State with the “death penalty.”


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NightSide Weekend Commentary – Connecticut Bans Death Penalty

BOSTON (CBS) – Connecticut is the latest state to ban the death penalty. In this Weekend Commentry, Dan Rea says we need the death penalty for some cases. Originally boradcast April 21st, 2012.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/21/2012

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NH May Make ‘All’ Murders Eligible For Death Penalty

New Hampshire’s House is considering legislation that would make all murders eligible for the death penalty.


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Should Death Penalty States Scrap The Famous “Last Meal?”

Is the last meal for those about to be executed a wasteful gesture or a humane custom?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/25/2011

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NH Lawmakers Pass Bill To Expand Capital Punishment To Burglary Killings

Gov. John Lynch is expected to sign a bill, prompted by a machete and knife attack that killed a mother in her bed, to expand New Hampshire’s death penalty.


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NH Expected To Expand Death Penalty To Deadly Home Invasions

New Hampshire rarely expands its death penalty statute, but the brutal machete and knife attack that killed a mother in her bed and severely wounded her daughter could move lawmakers to add home invasion killings to the short list of crimes punishable by death.


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NH Lawmakers Vote To Expand Death Penalty

A gruesome attack that killed a New Hampshire woman and wounded her daughter in a home invasion has led New Hampshire’s House to vote to expand the state’s death penalty law.


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Death Row

I’m curious as to why it takes so long for people on death row to get what they have coming to them?


Steven Spader enters court in Nashua, N.H., Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010. (AP Photo/Don Himsel, Pool)

Keller @ Large: Spader – Death Penalty Poster Boy

The Steven Spader case exposes some glaring weaknesses in the case against the death penalty.