How much will Bush's death-penalty
record hurt him at the polls?
The game then begins: Find some District Court judge or 9th Circuit justice to buy into your argument and either grant you a new trial or disregard a legitimate death-penalty
warden finally did honor Billy's request to meet us.
And he denied suggestions by Republican political consultants that his death-penalty
proposal was driven by a desire to position himself as the most conservative Democrat in a possibly crowded primary.
Since SMU, the NCAA has treated each potential death-penalty
case as an exception.
Timothy McVeigh became the 14th person sentenced to die under the relatively new federal death-penalty
law, but it could be years before the sentence is carried out - if ever.
Leaders of the 370,000-lawyer organization were told that current death-penalty
systems are marred by unfairness and racial injustice.
It's as long a questionnaire as I've ever seen in this county,'' said Deputy District Attorney Pete Kossoris, who is working his seventh death-penalty
Defense lawyers also argued Wednesday that the 1994 federal death-penalty
law is unconstitutional because it considers the age and health of murder victims to be aggravating factors that juries can consider in meting out punishment.
The last two could fall under a federal death-penalty
statute enacted in 1994 and would be the most legally complex to prosecute.