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NEBRASKA (USA). STATE COURT SAYS ELECTRIC CHAIR UNCONSTITUTIONAL

February 8, 2008: The Nebraska Supreme Court struck down the state's sole means of execution, ruling that electrocution is cruel and unusual punishment.
The landmark ruling is likely a fatal blow to a means of execution that has teetered in the courts for years and been recognized by other states as legally vulnerable. Nebraska was the only state in the country with the electric chair as its sole means of execution.
The high court made the ruling in the case of Raymond Mata Jr., convicted for the 1999 kidnapping and killing of 3-year-old Adam Gomez.
In its ruling, the high court said the evidence shows that electrocution inflicts "intense pain and agonizing suffering" and that "(electrocution) has proven itself to be a dinosaur more befitting the laboratory of Baron Frankenstein than the death chamber" of state prisons.
The court added that the Legislature may vote to have a death penalty, just not one that offends constitutional rights.
Chief Justice Mike Heavican filed a lone dissent, disagreeing that electrocution is "cruel and unusual."
The speaker of the Legislature, Mike Flood, who supports the death penalty, said it will be very difficult to approve a replacement for electrocution this late in the legislative session. A legislative committee could introduce a bill to replace electrocution, but that would take a three-fifths vote of the Legislature, Flood said.
Last year, a bill to repeal the death penalty failed after first-round debate by just 1 vote. (Sources: Fox News, WOWT News, 08/02/2008)

LIBYA. TWO GHANAIANS EXCUTED FOR MURDER
YEMEN. TWO MEN SENTENCED TO DEATH OVER FALSE PLOT
NIGERIA. SIX SHARIAH CONVICTS AWAIT STONING DEATH IN BAUCHI
JAPAN. SUPREME COURT SEALS 5TH DEATH PENALTY FOR AUM MEMBER
CYPRUS. OHIO DOCTOR APPEALS EXTRADITION OVER WIFE'S POISONING DEATH
SAUDI ARABIA. HALT WOMAN'S EXECUTION FOR 'WITCHCRAFT'
PAKISTAN. DEATH SENTENCE TO TWO CONVICTS
IRAN QUASHES EXECUTION VERDICT FOR FOOTBALL CASE WOMAN
SAUDI ARABIA. CITIZEN BEHEADED FOR MURDER
GUATEMALA LIFTS MORATORIUM ON EXECUTIONS
IRAN. RADICALS MOBILISED TO SAVE TWO GAY YOUTHS
USA. EXECUTION SOUGHT FOR SIX DETAINEES IN 9/11 ATTACKS
IRAN. LIFE OF A TEENAGE HANGS IN BALANCE
IRAN. YOUNG BELUCHI JOURNALIST CONDEMNED TO DEATH
NORTH KOREA GIVES DEATH SENTENCE FOR AIDING ESCAPEES
BANGLADESH. MAN AWARDED DEATH SENTENCE FOR KILLING WIFE FOR DOWRY
UGANDA. SOLDIER SENTENCED TO DEATH OVER MURDER
JAPAN. MPS MOOT HALT TO EXECUTIONS
IRAN HANGS MAN CONVICTED OF CHILD MURDERS
SAUDI ARABIA. 8 BANGLADESHIS ON DEATH ROW
INDIA. MUMBAI'S FIRST DEATH PENALTY IN A DRUG CASE
AFGHANISTAN. JOURNALIST MAY ESCAPE DEATH PENALTY
COUNCIL OF EUROPE CONDEMNS BELARUS OVER EXECUTIONS
BELARUS. THREE MEMBERS OF MAROZAW GANG EXECUTED BY SHOOTING
IRAN. DRAFT LAW PROPOSES DEATH PENALTY FOR RELIGIOUS CONVERSION
IRAN. MAN GETS DEATH SENTENCE FOR BEING DRUNK
SAUDI ARABIA BEHEADS CITIZEN CONVICTED OF MURDER
SAUDI ARABIA. THREE FOREIGNERS BEHEADED
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IRAN. NINE MINORS WAITING TO BE HANGED

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