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James Holmes May Not Be Executed Even If He's Sentenced To Death

James Holmes May Not Be Executed Even If He's Sentenced To Death

AP  07.21.2015
DENVER (AP) -- The time has come for jurors to hear whether James Holmes should be executed for killing 12 people in a Colorado movie...
This Oklahoma Case Should Make You Rethink Capital Punishment

This Oklahoma Case Should Make You Rethink Capital Punishment

Bill Blum  07.21.2015
His case is the kind that should keep people of good conscience awake at night. Both morally and legally, it illustrates many of the most...
Dear Mr. and Mrs.  Holmes

Dear Mr. and Mrs. Holmes

Janine Francolini  07.17.2015
As we hold everyone involved in the horrific tragedy in Aurora in our thoughts, I wanted to take a moment to share a snapshot of the moments...

To the Parents of James Holmes

Liza Long  07.17.2015
In the wake of the Newtown tragedy, I was also able to connect with a passionate community of mental health advocates. Eight of these mothers,...
Missouri Executes Man Convicted Of Strangling 19-Year-Old

Missouri Executes Man Convicted Of Strangling 19-Year-Old

Associated Press  07.14.2015
BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri inmate who sexually attacked a 19-year-old woman before tying her to a cemetery tree and killing...
Manny Pacquiao Seeks Mercy for Filipino On Death Row

Manny Pacquiao Seeks Mercy for Filipino On Death Row

AP  07.10.2015
Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao prayed with a Filipino woman on death row in Indonesia and promised to appeal for clemency in the latest bid...
Yet Another Hint That A Death Penalty Trial For Dylann Roof Is Likely

Yet Another Hint That A Death Penalty Trial For Dylann Roof Is Likely

Kim Bellware  07. 8.2015
A recent court filing is the latest hint that suspected Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof will have a capital trial. "Potential death...

Memo to Media: Ask Trump if He's a 'Serial Racist'

Jeff Cohen  07. 3.2015
It's easy to laugh off Donald Trump's fact-free comments about Mexican immigrants being rapists. But there is a serious issue here, and...
Psychologist: James Holmes Not Faking Mental Illness

Psychologist: James Holmes Not Faking Mental Illness

Reuters  07. 2.2015
By Keith Coffman CENTENNIAL, Colo., July 2 (Reuters) - A neuropsychologist who ran tests on Colorado movie massacre gunman...
Last Words for the Death Penalty

Last Words for the Death Penalty

Brandon L. Garrett  06.30.2015
Whatever Glossip's formal holding, the body language of the Justices suggests that the death penalty is in a precarious position.
Is the Death Penalty Unconstitutional?

Is the Death Penalty Unconstitutional?

Jessica S. Henry  06.30.2015
Monday, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, joined by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, suggested that the death penalty is...

From Italy: The Death Penalty as Seen Within the Context of July 4th

Carol Smaldino  06.30.2015
Capital punishment, says the European Union, is both immoral and ineffective. They are right; it's been proven. So the question: can we...

U.S. Supreme Court Reaffirms Stance on Death Penalty

Adam Banner  06.30.2015
Let's be honest. Whether or not the death penalty, as a whole, is constitutional was never at issue in this case. The question regarding...
The Case Against Killing Dylann Roof

The Case Against Killing Dylann Roof

Mark Osler  06.29.2015
If we use the punishment of Roof to bolster the institution of capital punishment, we can't pretend that it will be limited to mass murderers...