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What does it take for a condemned person to win a resentencing?...So most of us don't have a good sense of just how much a quart of vodka isa bit more than 21 shots, as it turns out. That's the amount of alcohol lawyer Andy Prince consumed every
The Constitution guarantees defendants the right to effective counsel...Thirteen years ago, speaking at the University of the District of Columbia, US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg criticized the effectiveness of court-appointed lawyers
Apr 21, 2014 You'd think that we Americans would have enough stuff to worry about...A political system whose major talent is demonstrating stasis in action. The rich using the poor as fleshy paving stones for the road to mansions on the hill...But,
You’d think that we Americans would have enough stuff to worry about. Severe drought desiccating a third of the country. A political system whose major talent is demonstrating stasis in action. The rich using the poor as fleshy paving
Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, in his new book, recommends six rewrites to the U.S...He would restrict gun ownership to militia members; ban the death penalty; and allow government to set "reasonable limits" on campaign financing,
Defiance to Putin stems largely from cultural affinities with the West. But the more difficult interventions pivot on making the NDC self-healing, potent and creative. Contrary to the popular narrative, the second green revolution is underway...
A petition seeking confirmation of the capital punishment awarded to three common convicts of the Shakti Mills gangrape cases has been filed in the Bombay High Court. As per the law, a death sentence awarded by the trial court has to be confirmed by
We've got the best criminal justice system in the world, but it's not perfect, Brown said. Here are the numbers: a majority of death row inmates in Maryland are African-Americans, yet we're still a minority. As the debate was underway in Annapolis
The Alameda County District Attorney's Office said Thursday that it will seek the death penalty for the man accused of fatally shooting an 8-year-old girl during a sleepover at an East Oakland home last July. Prosecutor John Brouhard made the
CNN's original series, " Death Row Stories ," explores America's capital punishment system Sundays at 9 p.m...Join the conversation about the death penalty at facebook.com/cnn or Twitter @CNNorigSeries using #DeathRowStories. (CNN) -- Virtual "