Death Penalty

Death Penalty

These Are the People the Federal Government Wants to Execute

These five men would be the first people executed at the federal level since 2003.
Trone Dowd
7.25.19
Death Penalty

The Trump Administration Is Bringing Back Federal Executions After 16 Years

Attorney General William Barr instructed the Bureau of Prisons on Thursday to schedule executions of five death-row inmates.
Tess Owen
7.25.19
Central Park Five

Yes, Trump Actually Just Tried to "Both Sides" the Central Park 5

He wouldn't apologize for running full-page ads in several New York newspapers calling for the teens' execution
Tess Owen
6.18.19
Death Penalty

New Hampshire Lawmakers Abolished the Death Penalty. The Governor Isn't Happy.

“I am incredibly disappointed that the Senate chose to override my veto," Gov. Chris Sununu said.
Emma Ockerman
5.30.19
Death Penalty

California, the state with the largest death row population, is ending the death penalty

President Trump isn't happy about it
Tess Owen
3.13.19
Death Penalty

“I’m not a suicidal person”: Death row inmate Scott Dozier spoke to VICE News weeks before his apparent suicide

This weekend, Dozier apparently decided he was done waiting for Nevada to kill him: Prison officials found him hanging from a bed sheet.
VICE News
1.7.19
Death Penalty

Death row inmate Scott Dozier wanted Nevada to kill him. He was just found dead of apparent suicide.

Scott Dozier spent years trying to convince the state of Nevada to let him die.
Carter Sherman
1.7.19
hate crimes

White man who allegedly said "whites don't kill whites" during Kroger shooting is charged with a hate crime

Police said the shooter targeted the supermarket after he was unable to enter a church known for its black congregation.
Tess Owen
11.16.18
Death Penalty

Guy who made Tennessee's electric chair is worried it will malfunction in tonight's execution

This is only the second time the state has used that method since 1960.
Tess Owen
11.1.18
Pittsburgh Shooting

Prosecutors seek death penalty for man accused of killing 11 at Pittsburgh synagogue

“Hatred and violence on the basis of religion can have no place in our society."
Tess Owen
10.31.18
Food

This Japanese Pop-Up Restaurant Is Serving the Last Meals of Death Row Inmates

You can dine on a hamburger, a baked potato, a hard-boiled egg, and three shots of Jack Daniels, just like double-murderer Gary Mark Gilmore.
Jelisa Castrodale
10.25.18
Brett Kavanaugh

4 big Supreme Court cases Brett Kavanaugh will face this term

The Supreme Court will be hearing hot button cases on immigration, the death penalty, civil asset forfeiture, and tech monopolies.
Isabella McKinley Corbo
10.10.18
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