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Clark County sends many to death row, but executions are rare

While Nevada has struggled to execute a condemned killer who volunteered for his sentence to be carried out and as other parts of the country move away from capital punishment, Clark County jurors handed down the second most death sentences in the United States last year.

Nevada prison system appeals ruling in Dozier’s execution

The Nevada prison system asked the state’s high court Wednesday to reverse a lower court judge’s decision in a drug company’s lawsuit that halted this month’s execution of condemned killer Scott Dozier hours before he was scheduled to die.

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