Death Penalty

August 10, 2015
The Delaware Supreme Court voted unanimously on July 27 to suspend former Deputy Attorney General R. David Favata for intentional misconduct during...
August 7, 2015
Former Texas prosecutor Tim Cole is calling for Texas to join the nineteen states that have abolished the death penalty.
July 29, 2015
The Economist reported recently that the global total of executions is continuing to fall, and the long-term trend towards abolition is ongoing.
July 27, 2015
A new study shows that over 80 percent of people executed in Missouri were convicted of killing white victims, even though white victims are less...
July 22, 2015
Glenn Ford, exonerated and released in March 2014 after nearly 30 years on Louisiana's death row, died of lung cancer on June 29 at the age of 65....
July 13, 2015
The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals on Friday granted a new trial to EJI client Carlos Kennedy because the trial judge violated Mr. Kennedy's...
July 8, 2015
A new study has found that about 95 percent of the 2437 elected state and local prosecutors in the United States in 2014 were white. Even though...
June 29, 2015
In a decision today addressing technical questions about the reliability of a specific lethal injection protocol in Oklahoma, two United States...
June 28, 2015
Bryan Stevenson won the Carnegie Medal last night in San Francisco at the national convention of the American Library Association for the best...
June 26, 2015
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy in a concurring opinion released last week criticized the widespread use of solitary confinement and called...
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