Death Penalty

April 22, 2015
Public support for the death penalty in America has fallen to near historic lows, according to recent polls by Pew Research Center and CBS News....
April 18, 2015
News media from the United Kingdom to China are reporting on the exoneration of Anthony Ray Hinton, who was released on April 3 after thirty years...
April 16, 2015
After attorneys proved that William Ziegler had been illegally convicted, denied adequate counsel, and sentenced to death after prosecutors unfairly...
April 3, 2015
Anthony Ray Hinton walked out of the Jefferson County Jail at 9:30 a.m. today a free man for the first time in 30 years. "The sun does shine," he...
April 2, 2015
Anthony Ray Hinton, one of the longest serving death row prisoners in Alabama history and among the longest serving condemned prisoners to be freed...
March 25, 2015
The State Bar of Texas has filed a disciplinary petition against the county prosecutor whose misconduct likely caused the State of Texas to...
March 21, 2015
EJI celebrates Serena Williams' triumphant return to the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells this week, where she advanced to the semi-finals but then...
March 18, 2015
The State of Missouri executed Cecil Clayton last night without a hearing to determine his competency despite evidence that he suffered from severe...
March 12, 2015
The United States Supreme Court has been asked to review two Alabama cases in which elected trial judges overruled jury verdicts for life...
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