Death Penalty Report Cites Value of Taping Interrogations


A report advocating death penalty reforms finds that false confessions in capital cases can be limited by recording the questioning of suspects.

Texas Fights To Execute Man on Death Row Due To Discredited Doctor’s Testimony


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.

America’s Death Penalty: A Story of Innocence & Ignorance


The point to this thing, if there is one, is dulled and should be discarded

Should Terry Williams Die For Murdering His Abuser?

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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?

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If the unimaginable occurred, would you support the death penalty?

Sandusky, The Death Penalty and Goodness


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.

Talking Myself Out of Murdering Jerry Sandusky

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Joanna Schroeder attempts to examine the death penalty objectively, despite the visceral and powerful desire to exact revenge against child sexual abusers.