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In the fictional Star Wars universe, the Death Watch were a group of rogue Mandalorians who thought Jaster Mereel was unfit to lead.


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Death watch beetle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (276 words)
The death watch beetle ( Xestobium rufovillosum) is a beetle whose larvae consume wood.
It has been considered an omen of impending death at least as far back as 1787, when antiquarian Francis Grose included it on his three page inventory of contemporary omens of death.
When the practice of spending the night sitting up with the corpse was prevalent, it was a called a death watch.
Death Penalty (1327 words)
Death penalty critics argue that the high reversal rate in death penalty cases illustrates the fallibility of the criminal justice process.
Because of the intense scrutiny and numerous appeals applied to death penalty cases, a growing number of legal professionals have begun to oppose the death penalty for economic reasons, arguing that the costs of trial and appeals for a capital case are greater than would be the case if the death penalty were not sought.
Death penalty proponents maintain that life imprisonment without possibility of parole is still less expensive and there does not yet appear to be an academic study that has thoroughly evaluated this issue.
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