Death Penalty Gets Wide, Cautious Support In U.S.

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http://www.csmonitor.com/2003/0904/p04s01-usju.html http://www.delawareonline.com/newsjournal/local/2003/09/04capitalcasesres.html The death penalty is still very much alive in the United States. Despite the appeals court ruling overturning more than 100 death sentences in three Western states, and former Illinois Gov. George Ryan's commutation of 167 death sentences, 3,500 people remain on death row. One prominent execution took place yesterday: Paul Hill, 49 . . .

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