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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.

05/14/2011

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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.

03/15/2011

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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?

WBZ-TV–01/11/2011

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.

11/15/2010

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Death Penalty A No-Go In Mass.

WBZ’s Jon Keller examines the lack of a death penalty in Massachusetts.

11/08/2010

This file photo provided by the Connecticut State Police shows Steven Hayes. (AP Photo/Connecticut State Police, File)

Conn. Man Condemned To Die For Fatal Home Invasion

A jury decided Monday that Steven Hayes should receive the death penalty. Jurors deliberated over four days in New Haven Superior Court. The judge will impose the sentence.

11/08/2010

Killer of Manchester police officer wants death penalty test revisted

Lawyers for the man sentenced to death for killing a Manchester police officer want the New Hampshire Supreme Court to reconsider its test for measuring the fairness of his sentence.

10/06/2010

Sampson asks for new trial in death penalty case

As a federal judge began hearing arguments Monday in a request for a new trial from a man who was sentenced to death after killing three people, the son of one of his victims said […]

08/30/2010

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