Death Penalty

January 10, 2016
When Anthony Ray Hinton walked out of jail after 30 years on Alabama's death row, the world was a different place. The Internet, cell phones, and...
December 26, 2015
Executions in Pennsylvania will continue to be postponed. On Monday, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court unanimously decided that Governor Tom Wolf does...
December 24, 2015
Eight New York University School of Law students completed a semester-long clinical program last week in which they provided legal assistance to...
December 18, 2015
The Death Penalty Information Center reported this week that by all measures, use of and support for the death penalty in America continued its...
December 8, 2015
Updated: The State of Georgia executed Brian Keith Terrell tonight despite evidence that he is innocent and that prosecutors used false and...
December 4, 2015
Of the 3000 counties in the United States, the 13 with the highest rates of police killings also rank among the top 30 in death sentences imposed.
November 30, 2015
After fighting to prove his innocence for nearly 30 years, Donnis Musgrove died last week from lung cancer in the infirmary on death row at...
November 28, 2015
The question of the death penalty is not, "Do people deserve to die for the crimes they commit?" In an interview with Oprah Winfrey for SuperSoul...
November 25, 2015
Bryan Stevenson's book, Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, is in its eighth week on the list of New York Times Best Sellers in...
November 11, 2015
A new report released yesterday estimates that 300 veterans are currently condemned to be executed in the United States. The report brings...
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