16 days ago
Las Vegas prosecutors will seek the death penalty for a self-described pimp charged in a shooting and fiery crash that killed three people on the Strip.
17 days ago
If the jury determines the killing was cruel, heinous and depraved, then another phase will begin to determine whether she should get the death penalty.
18 days ago
Makin said he doesn't believe in the death penalty but acknowledged, "If I had a gun in that parking lot that day (of the courthouse shooting), I probably would have done something with it.
22 days ago
"McDaniel's letters request execution dates for seven of the state's 37 death row inmates: Don Davis, Stacey Johnson, Jack Jones, Jason McGehee, Bruce Ward, Kenneth Williams and Marcel Williams.
25 days ago
Lawyers who have handled capital cases say the team's first priority will likely be to persuade prosecutors to take the death penalty off the table.
73 days ago
End death penalty
94 days ago
But Georgia also has the strictest-in-the-nation standard for death row inmates seeking to avoid execution, requiring them to prove their mental disability beyond a reasonable doubt.
94 days ago
A new proposed draft constitution endorsed by the country's two main political parties exempts women, men under 21 and those over 70 from the death penalty.
95 days ago
But in 2003, three inmates had their death sentences commuted to life in prison without parole after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that juries, not judges, should impose capital punishment.
154 days ago
Authorities have been stalling executions amid growing pressure by local and international human rights groups for Taiwan to abolish capital punishment.
156 days ago
Hope and concern on death penalty, exonerations
158 days ago
California hasn't executed anyone in nearly seven years because of problems with its old death chamber, a shortage of one of the execution drugs and a broad challenge to executions.
167 days ago
Keith, who was 20 at the time, went to Huntsville that evening with his mother, Joyce Brooks, and older brother, Derrek, but his father decided that he did not want them to witness the execution.