Lawyers Say GA Man Executed Never Given A Fair Chance

"The story of Joshua Bishop’s life is one of deprivation, abuse and hopelessness and crime, but it is also one of faith, contrition, redemption, gratitude and love. According to lawyers, Bishop had a horrible childhood. His mother was an alcoholic who did drugs in front of her son and had a weakness for men who physically abused her. His mother was always in trouble with the law for prostitution and alcohol and drug offenses, leaving Bishop to be rebounded between foster and group homes. His lawyers say he never had a chance at life."



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Darlene Farah- My Daughter’s Killer Should Not Get the Death Penalty


"There is nothing we can do to bring Shelby back—how I wish there was. The best my family can do now is celebrate her life, honor her memory and begin the lengthy healing process. Unfortunately, despite my requests, the state of Florida is planning to seek the death penalty in my daughter’s case, which is set for trial in May. I do not want my family to go through the years of trials and appeals that come with death-penalty cases." Darlene Farah

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Holder calls for halt to US executions



“It is one thing to put somebody in jail for an extended period of time, have some new test that you can do and determine that person was, in fact, innocent. There is no ability to correct a mistake where somebody has, in fact, been executed. And that is from my perspective the ultimate nightmare.”

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