Governor Declares Death Penalty Moratorium; Gary Haugen's Execution Delayed

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Gov. John Kitzhaber today reprieved death row inmate and convicted murderer Gary Haugen, whose scheduled execution yesterday was upheld by the state's highest court. In so doing, Kitzhaber made clear that there would be no further executions in Oregon for the duration of his term.In a written statement released this afternoon, Kitzhaber says he was haunted by two executions he allowed during his first ...   More
 
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 COREY PEIN

From The Archives: Oregon's Death Row


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Wednesday, December 22, 2010 HANK STERN

DA Josh Marquis' Local Paper Criticizes Death Penalty


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When WW was putting together a cover story last year questioning whether Oregon can afford to pursue the death penalty, one of the first calls we made was to Clatsop County District Josh Marquis, a nationally known advocate for capital punishment. But Marquis' local newspaper, The Daily Astorian, takes a different view. The paper's editorial board has come out against the death penalty in the ...   More
 
Monday, April 27, 2009 JAMES PITKIN

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