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NCATL Press Release: NEW POLL FINDS NORTH CAROLINIANS OVERWHELMINGLY SUPPORT DEATH PENALTY MORATORIUM, BAN ON EXECUTION OF MENTALLY RETARDED

North Carolinia Academy of Trial Lawyers



 
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
June 29, 2001 For more information contact:
Dick Taylor, NCATL
919-832-1413 or 919-274-4937

NEW POLL FINDS NORTH CAROLINIANS OVERWHELMINGLY SUPPORT DEATH PENALTY MORATORIUM,
BAN ON EXECUTION OF MENTALLY RETARDED

    RALEIGH, NC - A full 70% of North Carolinians support a moratorium on executions, according to a new public opinion poll released today by the NC Academy of Trial Lawyers.  65.4% of the public prefer

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DPIC Press Release: TWO MORE DEATH ROW INMATES CLEARED, CAPPING A RECORD TWO-YEAR SPAN


FOR IMMEDIATE  RELEASE: 
Friday, December 29, 2000 CONTACT:  BRENDA BOWSER
                      (202) 293-6970

TWO MORE DEATH ROW INMATES CLEARED, CAPPING A RECORD TWO-YEAR SPAN

Wrongful convictions of Louisiana inmates illustrate critical death penalty problems

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Illinois Death Penalty Education Project Press Release: Illinois Death Penalty Education Project Announces Reforms to Capital Punishment System

Untitled The Illinois Death Penalty Education Project
http://www.illinoisdeathpenalty.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sunday, November 18, 2001 CONTACT: Edwin Colfax, IDPEP,
312-467-1391

Illinois Death Penalty Education Project Announces
Reforms to Capital Punishment System

Urges Illinois General Assembly to Adopt Reforms

ILLINOIS -- The Illinois Death Penalty Education Project (IDPEP) today proposed 12 reform measures designed to create a more fair and equitable

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Human Rights Watch Press Release: U.S. Execution of Mentally Retarded CondemnedState Legislatures Urged to Act

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Ê FOR IMMEDIATEÊ RELEASE:Ê
Tuesday, March 20, 2001Ê CONTACT:Ê
Jamie Fellner (In New York)
1-212-216-1212

U.S. Execution of Mentally Retarded Condemned
State Legislatures Urged to Act

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2001 DEATH PENALTY REPORT FINDS 22% DECLINE IN EXECUTIONS, REFORM INITIATIVES GAINING GROUND


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
Thursday, December 13, 2001 CONTACT: BRENDA BOWSER 
202) 293-6970
[email protected]
 

2001 DEATH PENALTY REPORT FINDS 22% DECLINE IN EXECUTIONS, REFORM INITIATIVES GAINING GROUND

Public support drops, new criticisms voiced
 as number of death row exonerations nears 100

     WASHINGTON, DC -- Today's release of the Death

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DPIC Press Release: Landmark North Carolina Study of Race and the Death Penalty to be Released Monday

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FOR IMMEDIATE  RELEASE: 
Friday, April 13, 2001 
CONTACT:  BRENDA BOWSER
                      (202) 293-6970

Landmark North Carolina Study of Race and the Death Penalty
to be Released Monday

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DPIC Press Release: SHODDY REPRESENTATION, RACE BIAS NO BAR TO RECORD NUMBER OF EXECUTIONS IN NORTH CAROLINA


FOR IMMEDIATE  RELEASE: 
Friday, November 30, 2001 CONTACT:  Kenneth Rose, Esq., (919) 956- 9545;
Gerda Stein, (919) 789-0401,
Center for Death Penalty Litigation (NC);
Richard Dieter - (202) 293-6970,
Death Penalty Information Center

SHODDY REPRESENTATION, RACE BIAS NO BAR TO RECORD NUMBER OF EXECUTIONS IN NORTH CAROLINA

Rouse Case, Near End of the Line, to be Heard on Monday





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DPIC Press Release: NORTH CAROLINA PREPARES TO EXECUTE INMATE REPRESENTED BY ALCOHOLIC ATTORNEY


For Immediate Release
Thursday, August 23, 2001 Contact: Gerda Stein (919) 956-9545
Center for Death Penalty Litigation 
Brenda Bowser (202) 293-6970
Death Penalty Information Center

NORTH CAROLINA PREPARES TO EXECUTE INMATE
REPRESENTED BY ALCOHOLIC ATTORNEY

Case is Similar to Texas "Sleeping Lawyer" But in North Carolina No Relief Granted



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DPIC Press Release: 99th DEATH ROW EXONEREE TO BE FREED IN FLORIDA


FOR IMMEDIATE  RELEASE: 
Thursday, January 3, 2002 CONTACT:  BRENDA BOWSER
                      (202) 293-6970
cell - (301) 906-4460

99th DEATH ROW EXONEREE  TO BE FREED IN FLORIDA

Prosecutors drop all charges after Judge rules that State withheld critical evidence

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DPIC Press Release: CONCERNS ABOUT AMERICA'S DEATH PENALTY POLICY RESONATE AS NATION APPROACHES 700th SCHEDULED EXECUTION SINCE REINSTATEMENT


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Monday, March 5, 2001Ê CONTACT: BRENDA BOWSER
(202) 293-6970

CONCERNS ABOUT AMERICA'S DEATH PENALTY POLICY RESONATE AS NATION APPROACHES 700th SCHEDULED EXECUTIONÊ SINCE REINSTATEMENT OF CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

Georgia to use electric chair for first time since 1998,
Borderline mentally retarded juvenile offender to be executed on Wednesday




WASHINGTON, DC -- As the United States approaches its 700th execution

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