Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy provided the fifth and deciding vote Monday to reject death-row inmates' claim that the drug midazolam, part of the drug cocktail designed to render you unconscious before killing you, is unconstitutionally ineffective. Show More Summary
As the Washington Examiner reported: “In a victory for death penalty proponents and states, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that a part of the drug cocktail used to execute inmates does not violate the Constitution.” “The 5-4 ruling found that the use of the drug midalozam does not violate the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition of cruel […]
Building off of my posts from June 17 and June 18, today I’m thinking about why I love teaching Robert Hayden’s “The Ballad of Nat Turner” and “Night, Death, Mississippi” so much. For students of writing, these are two poems that can present… Continue reading ?
In a new interview, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige tells Birth.Movies.Death that the new back-to-high-school Spider-Man film will be inspired in part by the films of John Hughes. According to Feige, the movie is “a soap opera in...Show More Summary
Evening Grosbeak Yesterday I discussed some tragic bird deaths at my own house's windows this spring. We had already put bird tape on our worst window—despite that tape, a Pine Siskin and a Blackburnian Warbler died. And a Canada Warbler was killed at the tiniest window on our entire house. Show More Summary
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a drug used by Oklahoma as part of its lethal injection procedure does not violate the U.S. Constitution’s ban on cruel and unusual punishment, dealing a setback to opponents of the death penalty. The court, in a 5-4 decision with its conservative...
The Republican presidential candidate was in Charleston as part of his campaign kickoff on the day that nine people were shot to death during a prayer meeting at a church. Bush then canceled the rest of his visit, which included a town hall meeting focusing on military issues.
Three former Florida A&M University (FAMU) students have each been sentenced to 10 years supervised probation for their part in the 2011 hazing death of Robert Champion. Champion, aged just 26, was a drum major in FAMU’s marching band,...Show More Summary
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — For the better part of three years, Pam Champion has repeatedly said a message had not been sent to those charged in the 2011 hazing death of her 26-year-old son. With tears trickling from her eyes Friday, she struggled...Show More Summary
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Max is the tale of a dog who suffers PTSD following the death of his human partner in Afghanistan. When he is unable to work with anyone else, he is scheduled to be put down – until he shows an unexpected connection to his late partner’s little brother. This boy and his dog flick suffers … Continue reading Max Is Great; His Movie… Not So Much! ?
Just days after Honda confirmed the eighth death linked to the ongoing recall of defective Takata airbags in millions of vehicles from nearly a dozen manufactures, the Japanese parts maker says it is considering the possibility of creating a victim compensation fund. The Wall Street Journal reports that Takata CEO Shigehisa Takada revealed that the creation of a fund … [More]
Nick Clegg appeared on LBC this morning to take part in his first interview since his party’s defeat at the polls. With the host Nick Ferrari taking questions from listeners,… Continue reading The post Nick Clegg: I couldn’t get hold of Charles Kennedy before his death appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Was the Boston bomber’s apology part of a last-second appeals trick to keep him off death row? Legal experts are split.
Social media helped some people keep safe during the powerful tornado that tore through Coal City and other parts of the state this week. [ more › ]
Marcus Dell and Ben Thompson allegedly tried to pocket several pieces of the Nazi death camp, including shards of glass, part of a razor, at least one comb, and buttons. The post Teens Arrested For Stealing Auschwitz Artifacts On Class Trip To Nazi Camp appeared first on Crime Feed.
Dzhokar Tsarnaev is formally being sentenced to death during a court hearing on Wednesday for the part he played alongside brother Tamerlan — who was killed in the following manhunt — in the devastating Boston Marathon bombing two years ago. [ Related: Celebs React To Dzhokar's Death Sentence ] During the hearing, the 21-year-old spoke in court [...]
Maybe it’s easy to distance ourselves from violent criminals. We see death row inmates on the tv, the newspaper, but, for the most part, we only know about them what the media is reporting. We don’t know for example, what books they’ve read or which movie is their favorite. Maybe we don’t need to know those [...]Show More Summary
This is a constant theme. Not only does the left have blatant double standards, but they'll defend them to the death. Most likely yours.
See Previous parts: FearBusters: Conquering our Fears, Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7 Part 8: Fear of Death This fear is one that is found more in the aged than the youth, but does affect some of the youth. The closer a person gets to death, the […]