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I would like to clarify the pdf link in the article that is about the men on death row. The pdf shows only one man on death row since 1989. However, Oregon's 1984 death penalty law had to be changed in about 1991, adding a fourth question, and 23 men were resentenced. Twelve of the men were resentenced to life. One man died of cancer. For 8 other men listed in the pdf, who were again sentenced to death, the Department of Corrections puts the date of their last sentencing, not the real "Begin Date" for how long they have been on death row. Three of those men have been on death row since 1988 and five since 1989. Another of the men from 1988 had his sentence changed to life without parole last summer.
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