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Court Denies Lethal Injection Challenge

The Nevada Supreme Court won’t consider an inmate’s challenge to the death penalty on grounds that it amounts to cruel and unusual punishment.

08/01/2013

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Jury In Jodi Arias Trial Resumes Deliberations

Jurors in Jodi Arias’ murder trial resume deliberations Thursday after they were unable to reach a unanimous verdict on whether she should be sentenced to life in prison or death for killing her one-time boyfriend, prompting the judge to instruct them to keep trying.

05/23/2013

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Jurors In Arias Murder Trial Deadlocked On Death Penalty Verdict

Jurors in the Jodi Arias murder trial told the judge they’ve been unable to reach a unanimous verdict on whether she should be sentenced to life or death.

05/22/2013

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Arias Victim’s Family Makes Dramatic Statement

Steven Alexander stood before the jury, looked up at a family picture and grimaced and cried as he ticked off the list of problems that have befallen him in the five years since his brother was murdered: ulcers, depression, a separation from his wife, nightmares.

05/17/2013

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Penalty Phase Begins In Jodi Arias Murder Trial

Jodi Arias returns to court for the final phase of her trial as the same jury that convicted her of first-degree murder last week now weighs whether the former waitress should be sentenced to life in prison or death.

05/16/2013

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Jurors Find Jodi Arias Eligible For Death Penalty

Jurors in Jodi Arias’ trial on Wednesday found the former waitress should be eligible for the death penalty after they convicted her last week of murdering her one-time boyfriend.

05/15/2013

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Arias Back In Court As Jury Ponders Death Option

Jodi Arias heads back to court Wednesday as jurors consider whether the death penalty should be an option for sentencing the former waitress after convicting her of first-degree murder last week.

05/15/2013

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Hearing For Man Accused Of Killing 4-Year-Old Boy

A Utah judge is scheduled to hold an evidence hearing in the case of a man accused of beating to his 4-year-old stepson to death.

03/18/2013

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Study: Nevada’s Death Penalty Defense Is Costly

(Las Vegas, NV)  —  A new study finds it will cost Clark County taxpayers about $20-million to defend the valley’s 80 pending death penalty cases.  The report by a UNLV criminal justice professor says prosecutors […]

04/09/2012

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Study: Nevada’s Death Penalty Defense Is Costly

A new study finds it will cost Clark County taxpayers about $20-million to defend the valley’s 80 pending death penalty cases.

CBS Las Vegas–04/09/2012

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