Tag: capital punishment
Ann Neumann: Cruel and the UsualJune 2014
Clayton Lockett’s death exposed the secrecy that corrections departments across the country have imposed on executions—and shows us how unreliable and painful lethal injection really is.
Joaquin Sapien: Death Penalty Report Cites Value of Taping InterrogationsMay 2014
How honest are confessions to homicide?
Ann Neumann: Whole Body BurningMarch 2014
American South: Who gets executed in America, and where, and how—is changing.
Raymond Bonner: A Prolonged StayMay 2013
The reasons behind the slow pace of executions.
Salar Abdoh: A Hanging at the House of ArtistsFebruary 2013
The public execution of two petty thieves sends a message to Tehran's artists and intellectuals. A dispatch from the gallows.
Casey Michel: California’s Death Penalty DecisionNovember 2012
Those in favor of ending capital punishment in California have dramatically outspent their opponents and gathered celebrity endorsements from Joan Baez to Bill O’Reilly, but the race is too close to call. How one notorious criminal might swing the vote on Prop 34.