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Death Penalty

Connecticut High Court Revisits Death PenaltyConnecticut's Supreme Court has revisited the issue of whether a 2012 state law repealing capital punishment for future crimes should apply to inmates who already were on death row at the time.
Connecticut Supreme Court To Revisit Death PenaltyConnecticut's Supreme Court is revisiting the issue of whether a 2012 state law repealing capital punishment should apply to inmates were already on death row at the time.
State's High Court To Hear More Death Penalty ArgumentsOral arguments to be heard next month
Lawyers For Convicted Killer Seeks End To Death SentenceLawyers for Steven Hayes, who was convicted with an accomplice of killing a mother and her two daughters in a 2007 home invasion, have asked a judge to vacate his death sentences and impose a sentence of life in prison without parole.
State High Won't Reconsider Death Penalty Ban
Connecticut Prosecutors Seek To Re-argue For Death PenaltyConnecticut prosecutors are seeking to re-argue the death penalty before the state Supreme Court, which voted last month to strike it down as unconstitutional.
Two Major Rulings Yield Supreme Court Critisism
State Supreme Court Overturns Death PenaltyConnecticut's highest court on Thursday ordered the state's death row emptied out, ruling that the 2012 law abolishing capital punishment for any future crimes must be applied to the 11 men facing execution for offenses they committed before the measure took effect.
State High Court To Rule On Death Penalty
High Court Hears Appeal In Murders Of 8-year-old Boy, MotherThe state Supreme Court today heard the appeal of a death row inmate convicted of arranging the Bridgeport killings of an 8-year-old boy, and the child's mother.
State High Court Will Hear Peeler Death Penalty Case
State At Crossroads Without Execution DrugsConnecticut prison officials have confirmed they do not have a supply of any lethal injection drugs or a way to obtain them, even though there are 11 inmates on death row.

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