The nation in brief

Posted: May 8, 2014 at 5:36 a.m.
Updated: May 7, 2014 at 3:05 p.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “From the moment of arrest to the moment of death, the criminal justice system faces vexing challenges in carrying out the ultimate punishment.” Mark White of the Constitution Project, a nonpartisan legal research organization that said in a report that substantial revisions to U.S. death-penalty protocols are needed

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