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May 24, 2017

Alabama Prisoner Facing Eighth Execution Date Claims Innocence, Challenges Execution Procedures

Tommy Arthur (pic­tured), an Alabama death-row pris­on­er whose 35-year jour­ney through the court sys­tem has frus­trat­ed both pro­po­nents and oppo­nents of the death penal­ty, is sched­uled to be exe­cut­ed on May 25, 2017, the eighth time Alabama has set an exe­cu­tion date in his case.