Inmates in a Georgia prison are making a second attempt at staging a hunger strike in efforts to bring awareness to the unreasonable and inhumane treatment they face at the hand of prison guards and officials.
Jermaine Marlow Wright’s conviction for a 1991 killing was thrown out because the judge said he had “no confidence” in the evidence.
It was a day that many will never forget. On September 21, Troy Davis was executed at 11:08p.m. Davis was convicted of killing Mark MacPhail, a 27-year-old white off-duty police officer 22 years ago, but his innocence, until the day of his death a...
The Death Penalty Information Center reported that 78 people were sentenced to death in 2011, down from nearly 30 percent in 2010 and 65 percent since 2000. They say the decline could be because of “growing discomfort” among Americans to high-prof...
The announcement that Mumia Abu-Jamal will no longer face the death penaly is a welcome relief for many, but death penalty opponents cannot relax their struggle for a more humane criminal justice system in the U.S.
Martina Davis-Correia, the sister of Georgia death row inmate Troy Davis, lost her battle to breast cancer on Thursday.