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Death-row inmate wins new hearing over mail mix-up

WASHINGTON — An Alabama death row inmate deserves a new court hearing because his lawyers at a top-flight New York firm abandoned him, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in a case one justice called “a veritable perfect storm of misfortune.” ...

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O’Malley not likely to cut death penalty funding

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley, who opposes capital punishment, held a July meeting with two lawmakers and a death penalty opponent to discuss the possibility of ending funding for executions in the budget for the next fiscal year. But an ...

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