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News August 12
For some, science is outpacing the High Court on juveniles and the death penalty.
Commentary July 2
When the government executed Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, the welfare of their two boys was a secondary concern.
News June 18
Charles Rhines argued jurors sent him to death row in part because they knew he was gay.
Case in Point June 11
His defenders say yes. South Dakota says no. The Supreme Court may soon weigh in.
News June 7
As Andre Thomas faces execution for three gory murders, a court questions jury bias and his competency.
Life Inside April 12
“I wondered whether the system I have been a part of for so long was, simply, barbaric.”
Case in Point April 2
Did a prosecutor lie about whether the family of a murder victim wanted the death penalty?
News March 15
The state knows shockingly little about how this would work.
Case in Point January 29
Sometimes capital punishment is just the luck of the draw.
News January 24
On Tennessee’s death row, the old aphorism applies: art is long, life is short.