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Death Sentences

Maryland Governor Commutes Sentences For Remaining Death Row Inmates

Reuters | Victoria Cavaliere | Posted 01.01.2015 | Crime

(Reuters) - Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley on Wednesday commuted the death sentences of the last four inmates remaining on death row, effectively e...

Guess Which State Has The Busiest Death Row?

Sun Sentinel | Rafael Olmeda | Posted 02.25.2013 | Miami

Florida may be fourth in the nation when it comes to population, but we're still No. 1 when it comes to sending convicted killers to death row, accord...

New Report Shows Death Penalty By Country

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.27.2012 | World

Fewer countries worldwide used capital punishment in 2011, however those that did carry out executions did so at an "alarming rate," according to a ne...

Laura Bassett

Death Sentences In U.S. Fell To Record Low In 2011: Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

The number of new death sentences issued in the U.S. dropped from 112 in 2010 down to 78 this year, marking the first time the number has fallen below...

Goodbye/Hello 7 "Human Rights Gone Wrong"

Patt Cottingham | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patt Cottingham

Goodbye to seating inhumane governments and regimes at the human rights table. Hello to removing inhumane governments and regimes at the human rights table.