by Carimah Townes Jun 29, 2015
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. "
by Ian Millhiser Apr 29, 2015
The justices of the Supreme Court spend their morning tinkering with the machinery of death.
by Ian Millhiser Apr 20, 2015
The state of Oklahoma isn't about to let something like a Supreme Court decision prevent it from executing inmates.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Mar 31, 2015
States are running out of places to get the drugs they need to execute inmates.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Mar 24, 2015
Soon, it could get a lot harder for states to kill people.