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death row

n. nick-name for that portion of a prison in which prisoners are housed who are under death sentences and are awaiting appeals and/or potential execution. (See: death penalty, capital punishment)

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There will also be a two-on-one handicap match as the maniacal, yet much loved, Deathrow takes on 'Sweet Sugar' Steven Bassey and the 'Evil Genius' Jonathan James.
On the devastated US West Coast, deathrow prisoner Marcus Wright (Worthington) crosses paths with Kyle (Yelchin) and nineyear-old, mute ward Star (Berry) during an attack by a T-600.
Survivors include her husband; her parents; a son, Austin of Lacey; a daughter, Chealsey Nokleby of Caldwell, Idaho; a sister, Terry Deathrow of Salem; and a brother, Justin Honea of Eugene.
During an audience Q & A, Aaron Patterson, a recently pardoned deathrow inmate, told the rappers they had a global platform and didn't have the luxury of abdicating their responsibility.
Instead of uniting against the bottom-feeder policies driving workers north and American middle-class wages south, locals assail Mexican illegals--as many assail deathrow inmates and Muslims--as the walking, living crimes behind their country's decline.
Sources include Deathrow USA, published by the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund.
A young British lawyer,Rupert Skilbeck, who runs a charity which helps USattorneys with DeathRow cases, told me this week that Wournos died because of allegedly bad legal representation and politics.
Hill also found the time to pen an extremely amusing comic novel, Flight From Deathrow, last year and has been working on The All New Harry Hill Show for ITV.
Duncan, who was nominated for an Oscar for his performance as a deathrow prisoner opposite Tom Hanks in The Green Mile, is a big fan of the World Wrestling Federation.
Helen Prejean is played, right down to the drawl, by Susan Sarandon in "Dead Man Walking," the story of Prejean's work with Louisiana's deathrow inmates.