Tagged With Death Penalty

No business leader can ignore America's cruel, racist death penalty. People expect the private sector to take a stand.


4 years after a man's rushed execution, new tests find someone else's DNA on the murder weapon


Virginia just became the first southern state to abolish the death penalty



Merrick Garland says he's concerned about 'randomness' of death penalty and its 'disparate' impact on Black Americans


Merrick Garland says he's concerned about 'randomness' of death penalty and its 'disparate' impact on Black Americans


Dozens of civil rights and civil liberties organisations call on Biden to immediately commute the sentences of inmates on federal death row



Virginia has moved closer to abolishing the death penalty in a watershed moment for the Southern state


Over 3 dozen Democrats lawmakers urge Biden to commute the sentences of all remaining federal death row inmates


Trump's barbarism isn't just on display at the Capitol, he's also on a death penalty killing spree.


Federal government executes Dustin Higgs, the 13th person to be killed since July. Justice Sonia Sotomayor writes scathing dissent: 'This is not justice.'


An inmate who is scheduled to be executed just 5 days before Biden takes office tested positive for COVID-19


A week after Brandon Bernard's execution and multiple attempts to persuade Trump to stop others, dozens of members of Congress are asking Biden to end the federal death penalty



The US executed its second inmate in two days, meaning 10 executions have taken place this year after a 17 year pause


Kim Kardashian West calls on Trump to stop a man's upcoming execution and allow him life in prison


The Trump administration is trying to bring back firing squads and electrocutions for some federal executions


More US prisoners have died of COVID-19 in recent months than have been executed in the last 20 years



Scott Peterson, convicted in 2004 of killing his pregnant wife, has death penalty sentence overturned


Dak Prescott wrote a letter to the governor of Oklahoma calling for the release of a Black man on death row, joining multiple high-profile athletes in his fight for justice


I'm incarcerated at San Quentin prison for 55 years to life. I didn't think things could get worse until COVID-19.


A Singapore court sentenced a man to death over Zoom, marking the city-state's first remote capital punishment during the coronavirus pandemic