Supreme Court Shows Impatience in Death Penalty Cases

Supreme Court Shows Impatience in Death Penalty Cases

This post was originally published on this siteRecent rulings, including one turning down a death row inmate’s request supported by the prosecution, offer telling glimpses of the state of capital punishment.

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US Supreme Court to debate restrictions on religious advisors at executions

US Supreme Court to debate restrictions on religious advisors at executions

This post was originally published on this site The US Supreme Court will consider Tuesday a death row prisoner’s request that his pastor be allowed to touch him during his execution, a case that could determine the role of religious advisors in death chambers. John Ramirez, 37, was scheduled to...

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