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A Halted Execution and the Future of the Death Penalty

Richard Glossip stands at the center of the Supreme Court's dilemma.
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It's been a big week for the U.S. death penalty. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said capital punishment may soon come to an end. The ACLU's legal director, Steven R. Shapiro, agreed. Pope Francis brought to the U.S. his appeal for "the global abolition of the death penalty." 

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