There may soon be a lot of openings on Florida's death row.
Judge Rules Death Penalty Unconstitutional
A judge has ruled Kentucky’s death penalty protocol is unconstitutional because it doesn’t automatically suspend execution of prisoners with intellectual disabilities.
Nebraska's Death Penalty: What's Next?
This is a sample caption Font Color June 26, 2015 Fred Knapp of NET News hosts a discussion of the current petition drive to allow Nebraska voters to decide if the state has the death penalty. This follows a historic vote in the Legislature to repeal the death penalty in Nebraska.
Ricketts donates another $100,000 to death penalty campaign
Why Did the Church Change It's Teaching on the Death Penalty?
Share Tweet Pin Email Yesterday the Vatican released a revision of the Catechism of the Catholic Church regarding the death penalty. Previously, the Church’s teaching did not exclude recourse to the death penalty if it was the only possible way of effectively defending human lives against an unjust aggressor. The revision states in paragraph 2267 …
Dispatch 13 Death Penalty Death Knell
Should the government be in the business of killing its own people? California Governor Gavin Newsom has ordered the closure of the execution chamber at San Quentin. Ethan discusses his evolvement on the topic and why including a brief description Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Development, specifically pre-conventional morality. Plus a Not The Onion befitting the topic.
What the Travesty in Arkansas Tells Us About the Possibility for a Just Death Penalty in America
Two of the country’s most esteemed judges debate in the wake of a disgraceful turn of events.
Top Kansas court to revisit death penalty in Wichita murders
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - The Kansas Supreme Court is considering for a second time whether to spare two brothers from being executed for four murders in what became known as "the Wichita massacre."
What considerations, as Delaware lawmakers try to reinstate the death penalty law?
Judy Ritter - Professor of Law, Delaware Law School; Director, the Widener Criminal Defense Clinic; Director, Taisoff Advocacy, Techology, & Public Service Institute - talks to WDEL's Allan Loudell from the Philadelphia area
Watch Gavin Newsom's Press Conference-Stopping Death Penalty in California
Watch Governor Gavin Newsom discuss the moratorium on executions.
John McGinness First Reaction To Governor's Planned Death Penalty Ban
Former Sacramento County Sheriff and current KFBK Talk host John McGinness weighs in with some commonsense comments on the announcement that Governor Gavin Newsom is halting executions of death row inmates in the state.
California Supreme Court Justices Condem Death Penalty System
A California Supreme Court justice says the death penalty system in the nation's most populous state is dysfunctional, expensive and doesn't deliver justice in a timely way.
Author of California's Death Penalty Law Pleased with Governor's Moratorium
The Sacramento attorney who authored California's death penalty law is now speaking out in favor of Governor Newsom's moratorium on capital...
Governor Newsom Looks To End Death Penalty Lawsuit In CA
Governor Gavin Newsom wants an end to the long-running federal lawsuit challenging California's lethal injection process, arguing that it is no longer valid because of his executive order earlier this year halting all death row executions.
New Poll Finds Californians Almost Evenly Divided On Death Penalty In State
Governor Gavin Newsom's moratorium on state executions has support from a majority of Californians recently polled, but it's a slim majority.
Alleged Sac PD Officer Killer Charged With Murder, Death Penalty Possible
Prosecutors with the Sacramento County District Attorney's office have filed a murder charge against the man alleged to have used an illegal rifle...
Should Chris Watts face the death penalty? A look at capital punishment in Colorado
In a matter of days, Christopher Watts went from pleading in an interview with Denver7 for his wife and kids to come home, to wearing an orange jumpsuit and becoming one of Colorado's most notorious accused killers.
Should Massachusetts bring back the death penalty for child molesters? on iHeartRadio
Stream the The Kuhner Report episode, Should Massachusetts bring back the death penalty for child molesters?, free & on demand on iHeartRadio.
Schools, abortion, death penalty top Kansas Supreme Court's docket
TOPEKA — The Kansas Supreme Court is heading into a year in which it could shape policy with major rulings on school funding and abortion. The court heard arguments in September on whether Kansas is spending enough money on public schools to provide a suitable education for every child. It could rule any time. In thatRead More
Monterey County Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty for Salinas Shooter