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Death Row Inmate Gets 5-10 Years For Hitting Lawyer In Court

A man on death row in the killing of his girlfriend in 2004 has been sentenced to 5-10 years in prison for sucker-punching his lawyer by swinging his cuffed hands during a court hearing.

02/25/2015

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Clemency Recommended For Obese Death Row Inmate

The Ohio Parole Board is recommending mercy for an obese death row inmate based on claims raising doubts about his legal representation, not about his weight.

KDKA-TV–12/14/2012

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Poplawski Likely To Have Lengthy Stay On Death Row

Since the late 1970s, hundreds of death warrants have been signed by Pennsylvania governors, but only three convicted murderers have been executed and none in the last 12 years.

06/29/2011

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