May 18, 2022

The future of the death penalty in Arizona

AZPM spoke with Jimmy Jenkins, criminal justice reporter for The Arizona Republic, as the state resumes executions.

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The state carried out an execution last week for the first time since 2014.

AZPM spoke with Jimmy Jenkins, criminal justice reporter for The Arizona Republic, about the future of the death penalty as a growing number of states abolish it or place a moratorium on executions.

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As Arizona resumes the death penalty, a former executioner tells his story, by Jimmy Jenkins, The Arizona Republic, May 9, 2022

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