With conservatives in the majority, the court said “executions may proceed as planned.” The four liberal justices dissented.
The state plans to reschedule the lethal injection for 69-year-old Alva Campbell.
Almost three years ago, Clayton Lockett and Charles Warner were scheduled for execution in Oklahoma on the same night. You
For the first time in two decades, a state will execute eight inmates in one month.
In the last twenty years, capital punishment has fallen out of favor in the United States.
Who is the Islamic State (ISIS) executing, and why? My analysis of 6,019 executions (gathered in an original dataset based
According to a recent Buzzfeed investigation, the people in Missouri responsible for actually executing death row inmates were paid, in total, over $250,000 in hard cold currency since 2013, in possible violation of federal tax laws.
And the electric chair. And hanging. And the gas chamber.
About the Author: Stephen Cooper is a former D.C. public defender and worked, for three years, as an assistant federal public
"My punishment's over. They can't hurt me no more," Oscar Ray Bolin said.