capital punishment - Around one-third of world nations impose the death sentence in judicial rulings.
Pyongyang has sentenced four South Korean journalists to death for book reviews that insulted the North, state media said Thursday.
State of Missouri To Execute Him Tonight Anyway
Americans are helpless against false prosecutions because so many Americans are gullible and cannot believe that prosecutors and police would be corrupt.
A trio of death row inmates couldn't convince the U.S. Supreme Court that they should be spared the use of a controversial execution drug because of the pain it may cause.
Ron Paul has written a very good piece regarding the death penalty. I will begin with his conclusion:
Nebraska's legislature recently made headlines when it ended the state's death penalty. Many found it odd that a conservatives-dominated legislature would support ending capital punishment, since conservative politicians have traditionally supported
An Egyptian court has sentenced former President Mohamed Morsi to death on Tuesday on charges of killing, kidnapping and other offences during a 2011 mass jailbreak.
Nebraska's legislature recently made headlines when it ended the state's death penalty.
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in a capital punishment case involving Oklahoma's use of lethal injection drugs. At issue is whether the first drug prevents pain by rendering the prisoner unconscious.
In Glossip v Gross justice Elena Kagan cites uncertainty that midazolam puts inmates under enough to avoid feeling sudden infliction of pain from other drugs
Anthony Ray Hilton, 58, sentenced to death for crime he did not commit Ballistics test was carried out by civil engineer with one eye
The first phase of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial is nearly over – but after reaching a verdict, jurors will need to decide whether he will be put to death
Death penalty opponents hail ethics ruling that could further restrict availability and increase pressure on state authorities to halt capital punishment
On Monday night, Utah's governor signed into law a bill that makes Utah the only state in the union to allow the firing squad as a method of executing condemned inmates.
Utah became the only state to allow firing squads for executions Monday when Gov. Gary Herbert signed a law approving the controversial method's use when no lethal-injection drugs are available.
In affidavits supplied to Carty's current defense team last year, in 2014, a DEA agent and two of Carty's co-defendants allege that Harris County prosecutors crossed ethical boundaries and threatened them to ensure Carty's conviction.
Newly elected Gov. Tom Wolf imposed a moratorium on the death penalty in the state Friday, calling the current system of capital punishment "error prone, expensive and anything but infallible."
Federal prosecutors in New Jersey will seek the death penalty for only the second time against a man they say led a violent street gang charged in 2013 with six murders.
Oklahoma's last execution went so badly the state tried to cancel it before it was over. With the inmate writhing while the lethal drugs seeped into his body, his executioners drew the viewing gallery curtains, concealing what
Arizona officials said Monday they have been cleared of any wrongdoing in an execution this year that lasted nearly two hours, but they are nevertheless changing the drugs they use to put inmates to death.