death penalty

California’s death row dilemma

Of the 2,943 inmates awaiting the death penalty in the United States,…

 

Standing against the death penalty

‘Out of the depths, I call to you, Oh God. Hear my…

 

SF federal appeals court leaves state death penalty in place

California's death penalty was left in place by a federal appeals court…

 

Prosecutor: Church shooting suspect to face death penalty

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The white man accused of killing nine black churchgoers…

Theater shooter may not be executed even if sentenced to die

DENVER — The time has come for jurors to hear whether James…

Supreme Court upholds use of controversial execution drug

WASHINGTON — Trading sharp words, a deeply divided Supreme Court upheld the…

Supreme Court upholds use of controversial execution drug

WASHINGTON — Trading sharp words, a deeply divided Supreme Court upheld the…

Tentative ruling: California must adopt execution process

California must adopt a new process for executing condemned inmates after nearly…

Arizona execution: Lawyer said inmate not in pain

State officials assured a judge during the nearly two-hour execution of an…

US judge rules against California death penalty

A federal judge in Los Angeles has ruled California's death penalty unconstitutional.…

Missouri executes white supremacist serial killer

Joseph Paul Franklin, a white supremacist who targeted blacks and Jews in…

Jury recommends death for Joseph Naso

A jury on Tuesday recommended a death sentence for Joseph Naso, a…

Many great reasons to kill death penalty

I am writing to encourage voters to vote for Proposition 34, which…