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Oklahoma Is Urged To Keep Its Execution Ban Until System Is Fixed
"I believe it’s very likely that, at some point, Oklahoma has executed an innocent person.”
Grand Jury Investigation Reveals Details Of Oklahoma's Despicable Execution Program
The state's attorney general called some corrections employees "careless" in how they carried out lethal injections.
2015 Was A Historic Year For The Death Penalty In America
Fewer people were sentenced to death than at any time since the '70s.
The Supreme Court Spared A Man With A Brain Defect From Execution
"Violent and uncontrollable seizures" could result if Ernest Johnson is administered Missouri's drug protocol.
Oklahoma Agrees To Hold Off Executions Until At Least 2016
It's all about the drugs.
The Supreme Court Let A Man Die. He Was Executed With The Wrong Drug.
The court placed far too much faith in Oklahoma's disastrous lethal injection protocol in January and in June.
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Justice Breyer Couldn't Save Richard Glossip, But He Won The Day Anyway
Oklahoma's disastrous lethal-injection protocol shows he was right about the death penalty all along.
Triple Déjà vu: Punishments Lacking Principles
Jessica S. Henry
professor and writer about all things justice
Three different state trials resulted in the same unfair outcomes: death for those that did not physically participate in the killings, and life for those who did. Looking at each of these cases is like having a really bad case of triple déjà vu.
Richard Glossip, Spared Execution A Fourth Time, Describes 'Torture' Of Uncertainty
The Oklahoma death row inmate seems to be "suffering from a kind of PTSD," a friend said.
Oklahoma Governor Issues 37-Day Stay For Inmate Richard Glossip
MCALESTER, Okla. -- A tense scene that had unfolded just two weeks earlier was playing out again at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary
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Goddamn It, They Executed Kelly Gissendaner
Adam Nicholas Phillips
Pastor of Christ Church: Portland
The death penalty needs to be firmly and forever banned in the U.S. We are worse off as a people for allowing anyone to be put to death -- no matter however heinous their crimes. Regardless if one repents and reforms like Kelly or not, the death penalty needs to be forever outlawed.
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Supreme Court Declines To Spare Richard Glossip's Life
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an eleventh-hour plea by Oklahoma inmate Richard Glossip to stay his execution, minutes
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Richard Branson Joins The Pope In Call To Halt Glossip Execution
"This is about every person deserving a fair trial."
Richard Glossip Makes Final Plea To Supreme Court To Halt His Execution
Richard Glossip, the Oklahoma man whose execution was temporarily put on hold earlier this month but who is now set to die on Wednesday, made one final plea to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday evening.
Dear State of Oklahoma, Please Don't Murder Richard Glossip
Michele Madigan Somerville
Author of Glamourous Life (2018), Black Irish, WISEGAL
If you are the praying kind, please keep Richard Glossip, his family, loved ones and defense team, and the State of Oklahoma, in your prayers.
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