As a part of its advocacy on behalf of Johnson, Missourians for Alternatives To The Death Penalty also noted that despite the Supreme Court precedent, there are many people who would qualify for reprieve based on intellectual disability but are still executed.
Dylann Roof will defend himself in court and could cross-examine survivors and family members of the Emanuel 9.
While Trump has praised him for his accomplishments on jobs, tax cuts, infrastructure, and school funding, he has been targeted by Black activists for his record on voting rights protections, education for students of color, and his position on the death penalty.
Out of the 33 federal charges against Roof, the accusation that he violated the prayer group's right to freely practice religion will weigh heavy when considering the death penalty.
Philadelphia rapper Cool C is scheduled to be executed in January 2015. There are few people familiar with the local emcee and how his rap career turned into spending the rest of his life in prison. Listen to the audio player to hear what he did to receive the death penalty in this edition of Hip-Hop Spot. Text […]
The past week has been an emotional and challenging one, as people across the world have mobilized to get the word out regarding the pending execution of Georgia inmate Troy Davis in the face of serious doubts about his guilt in a 1989 murder. As we speak, protesters are at the White House letting the […]