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What does DRI stand for?

DRI stands for Death Row Inmate

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International advocacy groups say the system is cruel because death row inmates can wait for their executions for many years in solitary confinement and are only told of their impending death a few hours ahead of time.
Attorneys for five death row inmates say they want the council responsible for signing off on the way executions are carried out to ask more questions before signing off on the process.
Tonight, House tilts at the ultimate windmill - trying to save the life of a Death Row inmate (played by LL Cool J) - with a minimum of preachiness, and that essentially consigned to a colleague's cheeky observation that the way to end the capital punishment debate is to ``kill more white people.
A death row inmate filed a [section] 1983 action alleging that his execution pursuant to a state's lethal injection protocol would violate his Eighth Amendment right to be free from cruel and unusual punishment and his First Amendment right to freedom of speech.