A 2010 poll by Lake Research Partners found that a clear majority of voters (61%) would choose a punishment other than the death penalty for murder. So why is this punishment still an option?
Very quietly, the death penalty in the United States is disappearing.
A report advocating death penalty reforms finds that false confessions in capital cases can be limited by recording the questioning of suspects.
Dr. George Denkowski was found to have relied on scientifically unproven methods to deem inmates fit for execution, sometimes relying on offensive stereotypes about the poor.
Terrance “Terry” Williams is scheduled to die October 3rd, but has been granted a hearing to show evidence that the prosecutor withheld evidence that WIlliams’ victim had violently raped him the night before the murder.
Poll: If Your Loved One Was The Victim of a Horrific Crime, Would You Want The Perpetrator to Receive The Death Penalty?
If the unimaginable occurred, would you support the death penalty?
Dr. Brian Stout responds to calls for the death penalty for child sexual offenders, and encourages us, as a society, to hold on our goodness in the face of such evil.