"I personally am opposed to the death penalty," said H. Naci Mocan, an economist at Louisiana State University and an author of a study finding that each execution saves five lives.
In his appeals, he argued that, his trial attorneys gave inadequate assistance, trial prosecutors used planted evidence, and lawyers at his second punishment trial had a conflict because they also represented him at his first trial, rendering problematic a common basis for appeals in death-penalty cases, that the trial attorneys provided poor representation.
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A longtime human rights activist, he is the former chairman of the board of Amnesty International and has led a number of civil disobedience actions against the death penalty at the US Supreme Court in Washington.
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Officials announced recently that they would substitute pentobarbital in the three-drug method of lethal injection because the supply of the sedative employed in executions for the past three decades was cut off due to anti-death penalty sentiment where the manufacturer is based, in Europe.
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Claudia serves on the board of directors for the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty and for CURE, Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants.
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Texas is the only state in which the law of parties permits the death penalty for those convicted of participating in a crime involving a murder -- even if someone else committed the murder and receives a lesser punishment.
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It has been described as the first true textbook on the death penalty, offering "an introduction to the theory and practice of capital punishment in the United States."DEATHQUEST begins with the history of the U.S.
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EJUSA is a national, grassroots organization working to build a criminal justice system that is fair, effective, and humane, starting with repeal of the death penalty.
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Most recently, he co-edited the 2009 book, The Future of America's Death Penalty: An Agenda for the Next Generation of Capital Punishment Research.