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U.S. Supreme Court Reaffirms Stance on Death Penalty

Adam Banner | Posted 06.30.2015 | Crime
Adam Banner

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 necessary standards and uniformity in the method for executing inmates, however, was in full display.

Kim Bellware

Supreme Court Upholds Oklahoma's Use Of Lethal Injection Drug

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bellware | Posted 06.29.2015 | Politics

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled in a 5-4 vote that Oklahoma may continue to use a controversial lethal injection drug during executions. The...

Reflections on Lethal Drugs, Sleeping and Waking Up

Diann Rust-Tierney | Posted 06.30.2015 | Politics
Diann Rust-Tierney

I have always loved the Supreme Court. As a law student, I made pilgrimages to the Court to listen to arguments. It fortified me and inspired me for the hard work and sacrifice ahead.

Kim Bellware

Manufacturer Asks Prisons To Return Supply Of Controversial Lethal Injection Drug

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bellware | Posted 04.22.2015 | Crime

Death penalty states are continuing to deal with the fallout after a major U.S. drug manufacturer announced that it will no longer sell corrections de...

Oklahoma Plays Torture Roulette With Lethal Injection

Cassy Stubbs | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics
Cassy Stubbs

The logical response to Clayton Lockett's bloody, pain-filled, unconstitutional execution in Oklahoma eight months ago would be to prevent such torture from happening again. But Oklahoma has another idea for its first execution since Lockett's.

Judge OKs Oklahoma's Controversial Lethal Injection Protocols

AP | Posted 12.22.2014 | Crime

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's lethal injection protocols are constitutional and the state can proceed with the scheduled executions of four death ...

It's Time for a Nationwide Moratorium on the Death Penalty

Brian Stull | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics
Brian Stull

This entire story is a tragic one, and it should push us to admit that the path to justice simply cannot include more gruesome violence.

Jan Diehm

Why It Took 25 Minutes For One Man To Die Of Lethal Injection, And Why It Could Happen Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Jan Diehm | Posted 04.02.2014 | Crime

Opposition to the death penalty is making it more difficult to execute people in America. Major drug companies have stopped selling several lethal inj...

Death Row Inmates Sue Florida Over 'Cruel And Unusual Punishment'

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

MIAMI, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Seven Florida death row inmates on Tuesday sued the state, saying a new three-step lethal injection procedure could inflic...

Stuff You Probably Missed on the Internet Today

Michael Warbux | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Warbux

Alison Gold has the internet's worst song "Chinese Food". From the creator's of Rebecca Black's "Friday" song, comes a horrible ode to a young girl's love for Chinese Food.

CU Dentists Accidentally Administered Potentially Lethal Drug Doses To 8 Patients

The Denver Post | Kevin Vaughan and Jennifer Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

University of Colorado dentists unknowingly injected as many as eight patients with a powerful sedative that was five times its usual potency after th...