Today the Supreme Court overturned a death sentence for a black offender and ordered a new trial because he was convicted by an all white jury.
The Rachel Maddow Show, April 29, 2014.
Oklahoma death row inmate Clayton Lockett died of a heart attack following a botched execution this Tuesday evening.
DemocracyNow! video discussion of the new evidence in the Terry Williams case. Williams was scheduled to be executed on October 3, 2012. A state judge granted a stay of execution on Friday for Terry Williams, a death row inmate facing
Unfortunately, Scalia's right. According to the rule of after-discovered evidence (I became familiar with it when I was a reporter and covering a simi
And the culture of life continues... Via The Telegraph UK: A man convicted of shooting dead a store clerk during a robbery has become the 400th p
I'm going to address this new ruling about the death penalty for pedophiles in another post, but Yahoo News, the AFP and Fanny Carrier need to iss
Lawyers for a death row inmate, including former Whitewater independent counsel Kenneth Starr, sent fake letters from jurors asking California's gover
essays & effluvia Upon signing the Schiavo Law, President Bush declared: "It Is Wisest to Always Err on the Side of Life"  Bu
In an unusual switch, Kenneth Starr is trying to overturn a case, instead of falsely making one! From WaPo: Former Whitewater independent counsel Ke