by Selene Nelson -- Guest Contributor Jul 15, 2015
A former executioner discusses the emotional toll and the moral cost of the death penalty.
by Jack Jenkins Jul 14, 2015
"We cannot teach killing is wrong by killing."
by Carimah Townes Jun 29, 2015
"States are continually on a quest to find a way of killing people that complies with the Constitution."
by Ian Millhiser Jun 29, 2015
The Court's opinion opens with the eight most frightening words a liberal will ever read: "JUSTICE ALITO delivered the opinion of the Court."
In her dissent, Justice Sotomayor wrote, "as a result, [the Court] leaves petitioners exposed to what may well be the chemical equivalent of being burned at the stake."
by Ian Millhiser May 20, 2015
As the Nebraska legislature is unicameral, the bill will now go directly to the state's Republican Governor Pete Ricketts.
by Erica Hellerstein May 16, 2015
According to a recent poll conducted during the trial, more than 60 percent of Boston voters said they support life in prison without the possibility of parole for Tsarnaev, while just 27 percent said that he should be put to death.
by Carimah Townes May 13, 2015
"Capital punishment must be permanently halted, without exception."
Oklahoma's search for lethal injection drugs was more desperate than we thought.
by Carimah Townes May 6, 2015
""He's always maintained his innocence. He didn't have any violent convictions. "