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USA (Utah): death penalty / legal concern: John Taylor

, Index number: AMR 51/003/1996

John Taylor, white, is scehduled to be executed on 26 January 1996. He has decided to drop all his appeals and allow the state authorities to carry out the execution because of conditions for death row inmates in Utah and inadequate medical care. His trial was handled by two inexperienced attorneys who did not challenge eye witnesses and failed to prepare for the sentencing phase of the trial.

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