Death Row

The U.S. Supreme Court declined an attorney request to stop the execution of Carl Wayne Buntion, 78, for the 1990 fatal shooting of Houston police officer James Irby.
A Texas court's decision that led to allowing an alleged racially biased juror to remain on the jury was "plainly erroneous," Justice Sonia Sotomayor said in her dissent.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom plans to move all condemned inmates from San Quentin State Prison to other prisons.
The state’s Pardon and Parole Board twice voted in favor of granting clemency to Jones, who has long maintained his innocence.
Oklahoma already botched one execution last month and plans to proceed with more despite ongoing litigation over the lethal injection process.
Clinton Young, on death row 18 years, insists he's innocent. The revelation that his prosecutor was on the judge’s payroll could give him another chance to prove it.
"Brandon Bernard was a different person from the teenager arrested over 20 years earlier. Up until the end, he did not think he would be executed because he knew he had reformed."
The 48-year-old Maryland man maintained his innocence up until his death. He was the 13th and final person executed during Trump’s term.
Corey Johnson and Dustin Higgs have argued that lung damage from their recent COVID-19 diagnoses will make their executions more torturous.
After an unprecedented execution spree, the administration hopes to end the lives of three people this week — including two recovering from COVID-19.