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Defending the Poor From Death

By Alabama Public Radio

Tuscaloosa AL – In 2008, capital punishment could change forever as the US Supreme Court rules on a challenge of Kentucky's lethal injection protocol ... a challenge that could affect the protocol of about 30 other states, including Alabama. Alabama's last lethal injection was given to Luther Williams in August, and all subsequent executions have been delayed. Let's take a closer look at the Williams execution, and explore issues facing capital punishment and the poor in Alabama. Alabama Public Radio's Brett Tannehill reports ...

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