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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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Whenever "Deathrow" leaves its titular locale, however, its discipline slackens amid soft-focus flashbacks to Better Times.
FYI, Deathrow journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal noted in All Things Censored: "The essential role of the media became one that is inherently and profoundly conservative, in keeping with the class interests of its owners.
But Alonzo said they welcomed the initiative of the 32-year-old 'Deathrow' actor, adding that drug use and trade among celebrities remained 'a big problem.'
Petit Cafe Du Coin opened its doors on Saturday as the latest venture from the team behind Deathrow Diner and Motel.
ISLAMABAD -- Clarifying the reason for the stay in executions of deathrow convicts, Saulat Mirza and Shafqat Hussain, who were scheduled to be hanged early Thursday morning, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar said their executions have been halted for 72 hours owing to different reasons.
LAHORE -- A Lahore High Court division bench Friday stayed execution of a deathrow prisoner till January 5 on a petition challenging his death warrants.
FIRING squads could return in America to execute deathrow prisoners - because EU firms are refusing to supply lethal injections.
The concern about costs also indirectly sheds light on numerous pathologies in prevailing capital practice, including the inability of states to satisfy minimum constitutional requirements in capital trials (reflected in high reversal rates), the absence of political will to carry out executions, the arbitrariness wrought by the few executions that in fact occur and the difficulties (both pragmatic and moral) stemming from prolonged deathrow incarceration.
He has also published two novels, called Flight From Deathrow and The Further Adventures of The Queen Mum, plus children's fiction featuring Tim The Tiny Horse.
It's been 20 years since Kes and Mick started Deathrow Records and they still haven't tasted success.
Writers Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen spent months interviewing dozens of former deathrow inmates who have since been cleared of their crimes, then crafted documentary theater in which every word onstage comes from their real-life subjects.
(6) And the cert grant in Skipper was all the sweeter because exactly six months earlier, the Court had denied the cert petitions I'd filed on behalf of two other deathrow clients raising the identical claim.