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Augusta man dies by lethal injection

...He became Georgia's second death row inmate to die by lethal injection since the state Supreme Court outlawed the electric chair last month. The procedure was stalled for about 15 minutes because prison staffers were unable to find suitable veins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/07/met_324670.shtml
Georgia high court hears arguments on use of the electric chair

...bright red mark from the state's electric chair, to justices of the Georgia Supreme...whether those put to death in the electric chair experience pain. The court has...detailed description of how the electric chair kills, and said defense experts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/09/met_317692.shtml
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Georgia high court hears arguments on use of the electric chair

...bright red mark from the state's electric chair, to justices of the Georgia Supreme...whether those put to death in the electric chair experience pain. The court has...detailed description of how the electric chair kills, and said defense experts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/10/met_317841.shtml
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Family protests stun-gun death case, demands justice outside courthouse

...George was essentially sentenced to die for a crime he did not commit," Harvey said. "He got the equivalent of the electric chair. The officer got aggravated, and he was going to show my brother who was boss. It is not right."Harvey said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-07/family-protests-stun-g
Electric chair becomes rarity

...the state's first execution by electric chair in eight years. Convicted killer...is a rarity in a time when the electric chair is slowly going the way of the...state Supreme Court ruled that the electric chair was unconstitutional three years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/20/met_416173.shtml
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Court pulls plug on electric chair

...because public opinions toward the electric chair have changed. The three justices...trying to shift away from the electric chair without ending capital punishment...since their sentencing. "The electric chair, with all of the myth around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/06/met_324403.shtml
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Doubts kept Fielding from electric chair

...and previous murder conviction saved him from the electric chair this week. The Richmond County Superior Court jury...convicted killers like Mr. Fielding from avoiding the electric chair. The bill will empower a judge in a capital murder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/09/28/met_199745.shtml
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St. Mary priest retiring, but not quitting

...strangling his victim."The government didn't think he was worth feeding," Hughes said. "He was going to the electric chair. They were through with him. But from the faith experience they were not through with him. He's going to live...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-05-16/st-mary-priest-retiring-
Chair faces extinction nationwide

When the electric chair was introduced more than 100 years...Court decision effectively banning the electric chair, Nebraska and Alabama are the only...probably seen the last execution by electric chair in this country," said Donald E...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/15/met_326588.shtml
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Q: When was the electric chair first used to put a person to death? A: The first execution by electric chair was Aug. 6, 1890. Convicted murder...raised questions over whether the electric chair was humane. Today, 11 of the 38...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/08/met_218721.shtml
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