Cook, Georgia executes Steven Spears for 2001 murder, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Nov.16, 2016.) "Barney Fuller Jr., 58, had asked that all his appeals be dropped to expedite his death sentence." (Associated Press, Texas killer Barney Fuller Jr., who asked to be executed, is put to death, Oct.He pleaded guilty and waived his right to appeal.” The Supreme Court held that he was competent to waive his rights.“The route to the death chamber for Bolton was quicker than most because he shunned some of the appeals that death-row inmates are entitled.Against the wishes of his lawyers, who argued that he was incompetent and mentally ill, Clark asked a judge to go ahead with his execution.” “Smith said he wouldn’t appeal his sentence because it would bring more torment to the families of his five victims.Smith had not filed any appeals with the federal court and did not as Gov.
Hocker’s death marks the first time someone has been executed by the state without Alabama Supreme Court reviewing the case, but Hocker resisted attorneys’ efforts to save his life.Bolton said he would rather die than spend the rest of his life behind bars.” “Davidson had long waived off legal attempts to prolong his life.He wavered once, three days before a 1993 execution, launching a round of court proceedings.” He finally disavowed any further appeals, saying he deserved to die. Ingle, who had said he wanted to die, stopped his appeals ‘so that the victims’ families can maybe find some peace to put an end to what has happened.Back in 2001, architect Sir Terry Farrell made a Channel 4 documentary proposing that the palace was opened up to the public.His scheme involved tearing down the surrounding walls and creating a new public piazza.