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  • In the tight-knit world of defense lawyers who focus on the death penalty, Scharlette Holdman, who died on July 12 at 70, was a revered figure, a nonlawyer who taught her peers how to persuade jurors and prosecutors to spare the lives of men and women .

  • It’s been more than three years since Ohio last executed a convicted killer.

  • In the opposition, MK Shelly Yacimovich (Zionist Union) said the ministers’ calls for death penalty are an attempt to replace decision-making.

  • Minister of Education Naftali Bennett is demanding that the terrorist who slaughtered three civilians in their home in Samaria be put to death.

  • At least 18 foreigners arrested by Iraqi authorities on suspicion of fighting for ISIS could face the death penalty, Iraqi officials said Saturday.

  • Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Sunday told Ynet that in a case such as the Halamish massacre “it is indeed appropriate to impose the death penalty, and the decision is within the jurisdiction of the military court in Judea and Samaria.

  • Zaka personnel and police inside the home where three Israelis were murdered, Hy”d, in Chalamish, Motzoei Shabbos.

  • Jewish Home party Chairman Naftali Bennett called today, Sunday, on military prosecution to seek a death penalty for the terrorist who murdered 3 members of the Salomon family in the Samarian community of Neve Tzuf (Halamish) on Friday night.

  • Defense attorney Larry Marsili and capital murder defendant Richard Burgin during a jury field trip to West Huntsville United Methodist Church crime scene.

  • Editor’s note: This is Part 2 of a two-part article on Catholicism and the death penalty originally published in June 2016.