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The Latest: Virginia death row cases denied by Supreme Court

The Latest on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision not to hear two Virginia death row inmates' appeals (all times local): 10:10 a.m. Two death row inmates in Virginia who appealed … Click to Continue »
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Supreme Court Won't Hear Appeal From Mississippi Death Row Inmate

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from a Mississippi death row inmate who pleaded guilty in the rape and killing of a waitress in 2000. The justices on Monday let stand a lower court ruling that denied Thomas ...

Supreme Court rejects appeal under NC racial bias law

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The Supreme Court will not hear an appeal from four former death row inmates in North Carolina who claimed systemic racial bias contributed to their death sentences. The justices said … Click to Continue »

Justices won't review appeal from Virginia death row inmate

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The Supreme Court won't review the case of a Virginia death row inmate convicted of hiring a man to kill his ex-girlfriend. The justices on Monday declined to take up … Click to Continue »


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