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Missouri Appeals Court affirms that the Department of Corrections knowingly violated open records law on the execution witness selection process. Read the full ruling via ACLU of Missouri here: https://www.aclu-mo.org/…/MODOC_apellate_decision_1122.pdf

November 28, 2016

Court Confirms Missouri Department of Corrections Knowingly Violated Sunshine Law

Missouri Appeals Court affirms that the Department of Corrections knowingly violated open records law on the execution witness selection process. Read the full ruling via ACLU of Missouri […]
November 16, 2016

How much does the Oregon death penalty cost? New study examines 100s of cases

(The Oregonian) Of 374 aggravated murder trials, 61 death penalty cases cost an average of $2.3 million compared with $1.4 million from 313 cases that resulted […]
November 14, 2016

A Comeback for the Death Penalty?

(CNN) After years of declining use of the death penalty across the United States and declining public support for capital punishment, last week’s election gave hope to […]
October 24, 2016

The Death Penalty, Nearing Its End

Although the death penalty is still considered constitutional by the Supreme Court, Americans’ appetite for this barbaric practice diminishes with each passing year. Read the full […]