by Carimah Townes Posted on June 29, 2015
"States are continually on a quest to find a way of killing people that complies with the Constitution."
by Ian Millhiser Posted on June 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 Posted on 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 Posted on 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 Posted on 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 Posted on May 6, 2015
""He's always maintained his innocence. He didn't have any violent convictions. "
by Ian Millhiser Posted on April 29, 2015
The justices of the Supreme Court spend their morning tinkering with the machinery of death.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on April 20, 2015
The state of Oklahoma isn't about to let something like a Supreme Court decision prevent it from executing inmates.