The latest news on death penalty
There's no guarantee the defense will spare Holmes.
Castro abducted, raped and forced miscarriages upon 3 women for a decade, authorities say.
Poll of Muslims in 39 countries finds strong support for killing religious converts, low support for drinking alcohol.
Religious leaders call for forgiveness, lawmakers call for death penalty in Boston.
If death penalty isn't considered, defense team promises 'speedy and definite conclusion' to case.
Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty is the first conservative group to oppose the sentence.
Former U.S. Marine, Amir Mirzaei Hekmati, has 20 days to appeal death sentence
Rick Perry's Texas still leads, as death sentences and executions fall nationwide.
Abu-Jamal instead will serve a life sentence for killing city police Officer Daniel Faulkner in 1981.
Locals want to believe the authorities.