The convicted murderer deserves to spend life in prison, but he should not be put to death because of an unjust law.
The voter-approved measure to speed up executions was upheld, while justices ruled that a five-year limit on appeals was not mandatory.
Gov. Greitens issued a stay of execution after Williams' attorneys cited DNA evidence found on the murder weapon belonging to an unknown person.
Reporters who witnessed the double executions in Arkansas on Monday say that key details indicate the inmates may have undergone painful deaths.
If he gets his way, Arkansas' Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson will execute eight men in 11 days this month.
Our 42nd president contributed a substantial share to the nation’s pattern of xenophobia.
Ira Reiner, who served Los Angeles County as D.A. for eight years, and Mike Farrell, president of the board of Death Penalty Focus, have publicly and respectfully debated capital punishment many times over the years. But it wasn't until now, with the proposed Justice That Works Act of 2016 on the California ballot, that they see eye to eye.
After serving 41 years in Louisiana State Penitentiary for a crime he says he didn't commit, Tyler is supporting Proposition 62 on the November ballot. After serving 41 years in Louisiana State Penitentiary for a crime he didn't commit, Tyler is supporting Proposition 62 on the November ballot.