Oregon Supreme Court upholds governor's reprieve for death-row inmate who wants to die

  • Article by: JONATHAN J. COOPER , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 20, 2013 - 3:30 PM

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon's governor can deny execution for a death row inmate who wants to die, the state's highest court ruled Thursday, affirming a gubernatorial power that has been at the center of a debate over the morality of capital punishment.

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