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Utah to execute convicted man by firing squad after midnight

Publié par Clifford Armion le 18/06/2010

Associated Press

"SALT LAKE CITY Utah is set to execute a condemned killer by firing squad shortly after midnight Thursday, reviving a style of justice that hasn't been used for at least 14 years and that many criticize as archaic. "Barring an unexpected last-minute reprieve, Ronnie Lee Gardner will be strapped into a chair, have a target pinned over his heart and die in a hail of bullets from five anonymous marksmen armed with .30-caliber rifles and firing from behind a ported wall. "A flurry of appeals and requests for stays were rejected Thursday by the U.S. Supreme Court, the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and Utah Gov. Gary Herbert." Read on...
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"Utah to execute convicted man by firing squad after midnight", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), juin 2010. Consulté le 27/01/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/utah-to-execute-convicted-man-by-firing-squad-after-midnight