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USA (Nevada): Death penalty / legal concern: Kenshawn Maxey

, Index number: AMR 51/125/1999

At a trial due to begin on 7 September 1999, the prosecution will seek a death sentence against Kenshawn Maxey for a murder he is accused of committing when he was 17 years old. International law forbids the use of the death penalty for crimes committed by under 18-year-olds.

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