Death Penalty Tag
Maryland has now passed laws to abolish the death penalty, decriminalize small amounts of marijuana, reform gun laws and farm offshore wind. What gives?
A new report by the National Registry of Exonerations details more than 2,000 cases in which a defendant convicted of a crime was later exonerated between 1989 and 2012. What’s wrong with our criminal justice system?
Pastor and North Carolina State Rep. Larry Pittman wrote, “We should go back to public hangings.” The problem was he sent this note to everyone in the General Assembly instead of just to his buddy. Reply all will getcha every time.
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced on Tuesday that no executions would take place while he served as governor and hopes the legislature will adopt reforms by 2013.