Death Penalty

February 13, 2014
Governor Jay Inslee announced Tuesday that he is imposing a moratorium on carrying out the death penalty in Washington state.
February 11, 2014
As part of EJI's project on race and poverty, it will host a public forum on the implications of racial history on Tuesday, February 11. Co-...
February 6, 2014
The National Registry of Exonerations recorded 87 exonerations in 2013, the most in any single year since the registry started in 1989.
January 23, 2014
On January 16, Dennis McGuire struggled, made guttural noises, gasped for air and choked for about 10 minutes before being declared dead after Ohio...
January 16, 2014
A federal court ruled last week that inmates who are sentenced to death cannot automatically be held in solitary confinement on death row in...
December 31, 2013
In the face of growing evidence about the unreliability of the death penalty, and in sharp contrast with national trends, Alabama once again had the...
December 4, 2013
EJI is the highest rated Civil Rights and Advocacy charity, according to Charity Navigator, the nation's largest and most-utilized evaluator of...
November 23, 2013
Eva Mendes and other celebrities encouraged InStyle readers to learn about the work of charity organizations around the world. Ms. Mendes selected...
November 19, 2013
Two United States Supreme Court justices wrote that it is time for the Court to re-examine the unique Alabama practice of allowing elected trial...
November 1, 2013
The latest Gallup Poll shows that national support for the death penalty continues to decline. The survey found 60% of respondents supported...
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