According to the Associated Press, U.S. District Judge Nancy Atlas has stayed the execution of Jonathan Green, who was scheduled to be put to death on Wednesday, October 10 for the 2000 […]
A new article by Andrew Cohen that appears in The Atlantic (“A Day in the Life of the Death Penalty: July 18, 2012,” July 12, 2012) draws parallels between two executions […]
Ninety minutes after he was scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection in Huntsville, Anthony Bartee learned that the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals had declined to […]
Last night, April 26, 2012, the State of Texas carried out its fifth execution of the year. Beunka Adams was executed for the murder of Kenneth Vandever, 37, outside Rusk in […]
Update as of 5:30 PM: The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to intervene in the case of Beunka Adams, allowing his execution this evening to proceed as scheduled. This will be the 5th execution to occur in Texas in 2012.
William Josef Berkley is scheduled to be executed Thursday, April 22 after 6:00PM in Huntsville, Texas. Berkley was sentenced to death in 2000 for the murder of Sophia Martinez in […]
On Monday, April 19th, the United States Supreme Court is expected to decide if they will hear the case of Hank Skinner. Accepting the case would mean an indefinite stay […]
On Monday, March 1, 2010, the United States Supreme Court refused to hear the case against Texas death row inmate Hank Skinner. The case was denied a hearing without comment; […]