British lawyers fight to halt ‘obscene’ US execution of Jack Alderman – The Times

Posted September 15th, 2008 in death penalty, news by sally

“British lawyers will make an eleventh-hour attempt to save America’s longest-serving death-row prisoner from execution this week. The Law Society, the Bar Council and the charity Reprieve are calling on David Miliband, the Foreign Secretary, to use diplomatic channels to stay the execution of Jack Alderman and end what they call the ‘gross injustice of 34 years’.

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The Times, 15th September 2008