Pennsylvania execution delays have created new form of punishment

“Isaac Mitchell is an emblem of Pennsylvania’s modern death penalty.

Sentenced to die for killing two men in Philadelphia in 1997, Mitchell is now 61 and ailing, confined to the infirmary at the State Correctional Institute Greene, the prison in southwest Pennsylvania where three-quarters of the state’s death-row inmates are held.”

Read more: http://articles.mcall.com/2012-08-04/news/mc-pennsylvania-death-row-cruel-unusual-20120804_1_death-row-inmates-critics-of-capital-punishment-death-row

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