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News October 15
After forcing Nevada into a legal battle over its lethal injection drugs, an execution “volunteer” says the state is punishing him.
Life Inside August 30
Or, what happens when guards and prison staff interact as just human beings.
News June 18
Charles Rhines argued jurors sent him to death row in part because they knew he was gay.
Case in Point April 2
Did a prosecutor lie about whether the family of a murder victim wanted the death penalty?
Life Inside March 22
Featuring an “impresario,” a gyrating orange juggler, and an audience-pleasing grand finale.
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.
Feature January 18
More than a year ago, Nevada death row prisoner Scott Dozier gave up his legal appeals and asked to be executed. He’s still waiting.
News January 3
Here are the most important places to keep an eye on.