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April 21, 2014

new study by the Kansas Judicial Council has revealed a serious disparity in cost between regular trials and death penalty trials.

The study, which examined 34 recent death penalty cases, found that jury trials for death penalty cases averaged 40.13 days to...

April 9, 2014

Last weekend Maryland became the second state, after Illinois in 2011, to allocate part of its budget savings after abolishing the death penalty towards helping the families of murder victims. The bill for the victims’ families passed with unanimous...

April 4, 2014

Death row exoneree Curtis McCarty

will speak in three Nebraska communities this May, recounting his two decades on Oklahoma’s death row for a crime he didn’t commit.

Curtis was convicted twice and sentenced to death three times based on prosecutorial misconduct and bad f...

April 4, 2014

Yet another recent study indicates that support for the death penalty is on the decline, while its significant risk to the wrongfully convicted continues to move into the spotlight.

The Pew Research Center reports that just 55% of U.S. adults support the death penalty,...

April 3, 2014

If you have been keeping up with television lately, then you are probably already aware of CNN’s  documentary series “Death Row Stories.” Each episode of the series is dedicated to one individual and his/her case, detailing the alleged crime, the sentence, and the expe...

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