In rather the same way as new movies are now "reviewed" in terms of their first weekend gross, new candidates have become subject to evaluation by the dimensions of their "war chest." This silly,
The release of a wrongfully imprisoned death row inmate has opened up a bipartisan conversation around punitive justice in North Carolina.
If a Georgia execution goes as planned, it will be the first to take place in the United States since Oklahoma officials botched the lethal injection of Clayton Lockett on April 29.
An independent autoposy report raises serious questions about the medical professionals who carried out Clayton Lockett’s botched execution.
On Thursday, Tennessee became the only state in America to authorize forced electrocutions.
Medical evidence suggests Russell Bucklew's rare, birth defect could cause him to hemorrhage and gasp for air during a lethal injection.
Glad to see that The Guardian, Associated Press and three Missouri newspapers are launching “landmark” suit to end secrecy on death penalty protocols.
“If Missouri officials are confident enough to execute Russell Bucklew, they should be confident enough to videotape it.”
UPDATE: The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has stayed the execution of Robert Campbell.
As reforms have caused incarceration rates to fall and the sky has not fallen with it, Americans are increasingly supportive of such measures.
Mixed in are some laughs, if you can handle that, and to get viewers to swallow this topic, a promise of cute hamsters.