Tag: death penalty
On MercyOctober 2015
Reconciling a death sentence, from a pediatric cancer ward to death row.
Ann Neumann: The Homemade Death PenaltySeptember 2015
Faced with a shortage of killer drugs, Texas executioners have begun manufacturing their own pentobarbital, a lawsuit charges.
Richard Falk: America at Its Best Is StrangeJune 2015
Nebraska's recent vote to abolish capital punishment reveals the strangeness of the American political system.
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.
Raymond Bonner: A Prolonged StayMay 2013
The reasons behind the slow pace of executions.
The Minority Report of David PowellMarch 2013
The story behind a landmark case that transformed death penalty trials in the U.S.
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.