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North Carolina Death Penalty

More States To Consider Death Penalty Repeal

Pew's Stateline | Maggie Clark | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Red State Resurgence Greenlights Executions

Martin Clancy | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics
Martin Clancy

Republicans in North Carolina are flexing their newfound political muscle in the legislature, and the results are bad news for 152 residents of the state's death row. In the process, the lawmakers turned their back on a unique effort by the state to overcome its tarnished history of racism.

Lawmakers Override Governor's Race-Bias Death-Row Veto

Reuters | Posted 09.01.2012 | Politics

By Wade Rawlins RALEIGH, N.C., July 2 (Reuters) - North Carolina's Republican-led legislature voted on Monday to override Democratic ...

Did Race Play Into This Man's Death Sentence?

Posted 03.31.2012 | Black Voices

A man who has been on death row in North Carolina for more than 17 years for kidnapping and killing a teenager is seeking to have his sentence reduced...