The Death Penalty
The Irreversibility of the Death Penalty
I think an important con-argument is missing or not stressed enough, The irreversibility of the death penalty.
Supreme Court Upholds Kansas Death Penalty
The U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 to uphold a Kansas death penalty law that allowed juries to vote for death if they decide that the aggravating and mitigating circumstances involved in the crime are of equal weight.
Women on Death Row
It is indeed rare for a woman to be given the death sentence in the United States. Of the 3,487 persons on death row in the U.S. as of June 2004, only 49 of them, or 1.3 percent, were women.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Juvenile Death Penalty
The U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 to outlaw the death penalty for juveniles who were under the age of 18 at the time of the crimes, calling the execution of children unconstitutionally cruel.
The Innocence Project: Wrongful Convictions
The Innocence Project was created by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld in 1992 at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law to examine cases in which postconviction DNA testing could yield conclusive proof of innocence.
Supreme Court to Decide Juvenile Death Penalty Case
Those who want to see the death penalty for juveniles abolished are looking toward the case of Roper v. Simmons, which the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review to examine the constitutionality of executing juvenile offenders.
Doubts Remain After Crawford Execution in Georgia
The State of Georgia may have given opponents of capital punishment fuel for their argument when it executed 57-year-old Eddie Albert Crawford on July 19, 2004, for the 1984 murder of his two-year-old niece.
The Wrong Man
The prospect that innocent people will be executed in America is horrifyingly likely, Alan Berlow argues in this unsparing report on the criminal-justice system.
Michael Archuleta is facing execution for kidnap, torture, rape and the murder of a man in 1988.
Garry Thomas Allen
Garry Thomas Allen is scheduled to be executed in Oklahoma for the murder of his ex-girlfriend.
Oklahoma Method of Execution
Learn the details of how Lethal Injection is administered to death row inmates in Oklahoma.
Ohio Executes Murderer, Stephen Vrabel
Stephen Vrabel was executed after be found guilty of killing his girlfriend and their 3-year old daughter.