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Nightline: Crime and Punishment #704033

ABC Special for Thursday, Jul 11, 2002

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  • Live discussion with Chris Bury (ABC), George Mason University Law Professor Joanmarie Davoli, and Clatsop County (Oregon) District Attorney Joshua Marquis re: issues related to last month’s Supreme Court ruling that executions of mentally retarded inmates is unconstitutional.

  • Taped segments with John Donvan (ABC), death row inmate John Paul Penry, Texas State District Court Judge Elizabeth Coker, Trinity County (Texas) District Attorney Joe Price, Penry trial foreman Patrick O’Brien‡, former prison chaplain Bud Pickett‡, murder victim’s niece Ellen May‡, Texas State Sen. Rodney Ellis‡, and unidentified others.

  • Reporter(s):
    Donvan, John

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