by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on April 10, 2014 Updated: April 11, 2014
How America's pharmacists could put pressure on states to stop executing inmates.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on April 4, 2014 Updated: April 4, 2014
Texas executed a man Thursday evening with a drug whose source and quality were kept secret.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on March 31, 2014 Updated: March 31, 2014
Execution of Michelle Byrom was imminent in Mississippi last week, in an error-riddled trial that excluded evidence of her son’s admission to the crime.
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by Ian Millhiser Posted on March 30, 2014 Updated: March 30, 2014
Only a handful of countries carried out executions in 2013, including America and the world's worst human rights abusers.
by Carimah Townes Posted on March 28, 2014
Support for the death penalty is falling, but one population favors it overwhelmingly.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on March 26, 2014 Updated: March 26, 2014
The ruling comes as a shortage of lethal injection drugs has driven states to increasingly controversial means of putting inmates to death.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on March 23, 2014 Updated: March 28, 2014
"If an execution is allowed to proceed, we all are complicit in it in Mississippi," said former state Supreme Court Justice Oliver Diaz Jr.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on March 17, 2014
Florida has executed 84 people since 1976. Guess how many of them were white inmates who killed a black person?
by Nicole Flatow Posted on March 14, 2014 Updated: June 25, 2014
“One hundred and forty-four cases of people wrongfully convicted to death is a staggering number,” said UN human rights committee member Walter Kälin.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on March 12, 2014 Updated: March 12, 2014
Glenn Ford was Louisiana's longest-serving death row inmate until Tuesday, when he walked free after 30 years behind bars in a notorious maximum security prison.