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Commentary: A Botched Execution That Revealed the Horror of the Death Penalty
The horrific death of Clayton Lockett at a penitentiary in Oklahoma showed the world precisely how ...


Lil Kim's Ex, Damion Hardy No Longer Facing the Death Penalty
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder orders federal prosecutors not to seek capital punishment against...


Onetime Executioner Now Campaigns Against the Death Penalty
A Virginia man who once carried out executions in state prisons is now a passionate advocate for en...


Texas County Twice as Likely to Demand Death Penalty for Blacks
New research says that in Texas' Harris County juries are more likely to demand the death penalty f...


Philadelphia DA Drops Death Penalty Against Mumia Abu-Jamal
At the news conference scheduled to discuss the fate of Mumia Abu-Jamal, Philadelphia District Atto...


Blacks Received 12 of the Last 13 Death Sentences in One Texas County
A new report from Houston, Texas, corroborates a nationwide pattern: A disproportionate number of A...


Connecticut Legislature Repeals Death Penalty
Connecticut has become the 17th state to repeal the death penalty. Studies show seven out of 10 dea...


James Holmes Faces Judge After Colorado Movie Theater Mass Shooting
James Holmes, the alleged gunman in the Colorado theater massacre, appeared before a judge in his f...


Death Penalty Sought for Philly Abortion Doctor
Kermit Gosnell, the Philadelphia abortion doctor who allegedly performed illegal late-term abortion...


No Death Penalty Provision in Uganda Anti-Gay Bill
The Ugandan parliamentarian behind an anti-homosexual bill that attracted worldwide condemnation sa...


Lil Boosie Indicted For First Degree Murder, May Face Death Penalty
Lil Boosie Indicted For First Degree Murder | May Face Death Penalty...


Holder raises question on Sept. 11 death penalty
Holder raises question on Sept. 11 death penalty...


Ga.'s System To Defend The Poor Still Reeling
Georgia's public defender system is still trying to recover its financial footing five years after ...


Mississippi Teacher Could Get Death Penalty
Mississippi School Teacher Could Get Death Penalty...


Jury Selection Gets Underway in Marathon Bombing Trial
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has arrived for the start of jury selection in hi...


Three Missouri Teens Charged in Murder of 14-Year-Old Black Girl
Isaac “Malik” Carter, 17, Dominic McDaniel, 18, and Ce-Antonyo D. Kennedy, 17, are charged with fir...


News| Death Penalty | Maryland Inmate Executed for 1991 Murder
Does race play a role in the way the death penalty is administered?  Posted Dec. 6, 2005 – In ...


News| Death Penalty | Executions on Hold in New Jersey
Posted Jan. 11, 2006 – New Jersey lawmakers voted Monday to put the death penalty on hold while a t...


Ugandan Lawmaker Revives Anti-Gay Bill
After Uganda’s cabinet decided to abandon a controversial anti-homosexuality bill last year, one Ug...


Rights Group Urges UN to Stop Nigerian Executions
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project is seeking help from U.N. rapporteurs to stop ...

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