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Fourth Execution This Year Unlikely

The Mississippi Supreme Court has not yet ruled on Attorney General Jim Hood's request for a Dec. 29 execution date for Frederick Bell, making it unlikely that state will conduct ...

Executions Down Nationwide

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Justice Groups Join Appeal in Death Penalty Lawsuit

A challenge to Mississippi's system for representing those convicted of capital crimes has picked up some high-profile supporters. The Magnolia Bar Association and Mississippi Center for Justice filed a friend-of-the-court ...

Is Mississippi Rushing Executions?

The state of Mississippi is set to execute Joseph Daniel Burns on July 21, making Burns the third inmate executed this year. Attorney General Jim Hood asked the Mississippi Supreme ...


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