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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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But Pickett's courageously naked honesty about his experiences make "At the Death House Door" indelible viewing.
After lunch, the players accompanied the guards on a tour of the penitentiary, proceeding through a series of iron-barred doors that led them outside to the prison yard and down to the death house and gloomy old cell block built in 1825.
Between 1891 and 1963, 606 men and eight women were executed at the Sing Sing death house in Ossining, N.
As Terrence Rafferty writes in the New Yorker article "Amazing Grace," "The hope of the movie, as of the book, is that familiarity with the death house .
Television cameramen lined the road as Williams's hearse crept from the death house, its red emergency light circling in the darkness.
Additionally, he executive produced numerous well received original documentaries and series, including This Film Is Not Yet Rated, which took on the MPAA for its ratings practices; the Peabody Award Winning Brick City, which chronicled a year in the life of Newark's Mayor Cory Booker; At The Death House Door, Steve James' Documentary on the death penalty; R.
DEATH HOUSE Police search teams outside flat, highlighted, where Pacteau, right, hid Karen's body
In Sargodha, another death house inmate, Muhammed Khan was hanged in District Jail.
Two death house inmates breathed their last in Lahores Kot Lakhpat jail in Tuesdays small hours.
Reader's choice BY JOE HEFFERNAN, GOUROCK The Death House by Sarah Pinborough This book tells the story of Toby, an older teenager who is living at least 100 years in the future in a sort of boarding school.
Other homicidal personalities were renamed with monikers including The Children of Thunder, The Vampire of Sacramento, Zebra Killers and the Death House Landlady.
He tours the lethal injection chamber and chats with retired Death House captain Fred Allen (by far his most eloquent source), but refrains from observing the execution itself, drawn instead toward the many lives turned upside-down by the triple murder.