A decade after Illinois Governor George Ryan emptied death row and pardoned four innocent men who were tortured by police under Commander Jon Burge, the city of Chicago has not admitted to its collective crimes.
For family members of death row prisoners, including those who have been executed, gatherings like the March for Abolition are a critical lifeline, and a link to a desperately needed community.
After mourning, fight back by helping these four groups redouble their efforts to abolish capital punishment in the US.
Here's my stab at a list of the top ten songs ever written in opposition to capital punishment.
Student involvement in the Troy Davis case has been especially strong.
Even with just two weeks left, the fight to save Davis' life is winnable.
Troy Davis is one of thousands who face execution for crimes they may not have committed.
Facing a shortage of lethal injection drugs, some death penalty states have begun switching up the drug cocktail used in executions—but is this experimentation legal?
Help prevent a wrongful state execution.