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In Brief: October 2016

States around the country continue to tinker with the “machinery of death.” Here are a few of the more interesting developments around the country in the past few weeks.

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Voices: Ron Briggs

“We actually thought at the time, naively, that a broader death penalty would deter criminals,” Briggs says. “We truly believed the bill would reduce crime in California.”

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In brief: January 2023

In Oklahoma, Scott Eizember was killed last week. Eizember was sentenced to death in 2003 for the murders of A.J and Patsy Cantrell. His execution

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