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Convicted Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof told a federal judge Wednesday that he will not present evidence or witnesses in the penalty phase of his trial. Roof (pictured in 2015) faces the death penalty. Chuck Burton/AP hide caption

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The Florida State Prison, pictured in June 2014, in Raiford, Fla. Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Florida Death Row Population In Limbo After Supreme Court Ruling

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Texas Death Case Tests Standards For Defining Intellectual Disability

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Workers with the Living United for Change in Arizona organization canvas a south Phoenix neighborhood in October to advocate for the passage of Proposition 206, which would increase the state's minimum wage. The measure was approved on Tuesday. Astrid Galvan/AP hide caption

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During his sentencing for murder in 1997, the jury was told that because Duane Buck was black, he posed a "future dangerousness." He was given the death penalty. Texas Department of Criminal Justice/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court To Hear Death Penalty Case Based On Racially Tainted Testimony

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Larry Greene, public information director of the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, demonstrates how a curtain is pulled between the death chamber and witness room at the prison in Lucasville, Ohio. Kiichiro Sato/AP hide caption

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After Failed Coup, Some Turks Call For Reinstating The Death Penalty

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This undated photo was taken of John Hinckley Jr. in front of the White House. He attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan in D.C. on March 30, 1981. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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