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State: Execution should move forward

PHOENIX — Saying he’s shown no evidence of “actual bias” by the state clemency board, an attorney for the state on Sunday asked a federal appeals court to rebuff a last-minute bid by Edward Schad to delay his scheduled Wednesday execution.

October 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Lawsuit: Brewer pressured clemency board

Lawsuit: Brewer pressured clemency board

PHOENIX — Five former members of the state Board of Executive Clemency say they were pressured by a top aide to Gov. Jan Brewer to deny requests for relief from those in high-profile cases.

September 26, 2013 6:41 pm Related Loading…

Arizona woman jailed for murder parole eligible

Gov. Jan Brewer has commuted the life sentence of a woman who was convicted in the 1963 murder of a child.

July 13, 2012 7:26 amLoading…

Tucson killer set for execution won’t seek mercy

PHOENIX  — An Arizona inmate set to be executed this month has declined to seek mercy from the state’s clemency board.

April 09, 2012 2:03 pmLoading…

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