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Death Row Inmates

Oklahoma Death Row Inmates Challenge State's Method Of Execution

Associated Press | Posted 12.18.2014 | Crime

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Lawyers for 21 death row inmates say Oklahoma's bungled execution in April is evidence they likely will experience pain and suf...

The Unforgiving Law That Costs Many Death Row Inmates Their Last Appeal

The Marshall Project | Posted 11.15.2014 | Crime

In 1992, Kenneth Rouse, an African-American man with an IQ between 70 and 80 - "borderline intellectual functioning," in the clinical parlance - prepa...

Texas Has Executed So Many Inmates, There's Now Art Made Entirely Out Of Their Last Words

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

And it's surprisingly -- and hauntingly -- uplifting.

These Death Row Inmates Were Exonerated, But It Isn't Enough

Religion News Service | David Yonke | Posted 10.24.2013 | Religion

TOLEDO, Ohio (RNS) Three men who were sentenced to death only to be exonerated years later have a message for Ohio and the rest of America: Abolish th...

Ohio Prisons Add Second Lethal Injection Drug

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS and JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 12.04.2013 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio — COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio could begin executing inmates with doses of a lethal injection drug prepared by specialized pharma...

Appeals Exhausted For Colorado Chuck E. Cheese's Killer

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard & Susan Greene | Posted 04.22.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard and Susan Greene. The United States Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear the appeal of death-ro...

Seeing Jesus In The Face Of The Condemned

Jeremiah Sierra | Posted 08.21.2011 | Religion
Jeremiah Sierra

The face of a human being demands something of you, forces you to grapple with its individuality and complexity. It is harder to condemn someone once you've seen their face, harder to look away from the pain in their eyes.

From Death Row Inmate To Acclaimed Author

The Guardian | Erwin James | Posted 08.01.2011 | Books

Wilbert Rideau spent 44 years behind bars. Now he's campaigning for society to help prisoners start a new life....