The Docket

The state offered some money for the trip, but it was much less than what was needed, Adams said. After he refused the money
Ward, the medical examiner, agreed that Rowell would have been in significant pain before he died. Timely medical intervention
Alabama is also emblematic of a broader problem facing America's prison system: In many states, there simply isn't enough
"The state's prison system has been too inefficient and too costly with far more capacity than what is needed to secure the
But state and federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court, repeatedly ruled against his appeals for a new trial and
An extraordinary hearing last year ordered by the U.S. Supreme Court gave Davis the rare opportunity to present evidence
In 2007, the five-member board pledged that "it will not allow an execution to proceed in this state unless and until its
"Roll over on your belly!" another officer then yells. Ring's injuries from the assault included four broken ribs and a punctured
After a lifetime of bitter prejudice that drove him to kill innocent strangers, Mark Stroman died with a message of peace
"Texas is not bound by a foreign court's ruling," said Katherine Cesinger, a spokeswoman for Perry. "If you commit the most