A blog produced by the Oregon Justice Resource Center discussing the death penalty (capital punishment) in Oregon and in the Ninth Circuit.
Thank you for supporting the DP9 blog. We will be working behind-the-scenes on the blog and will not be posting as regularly for the remainder of this month. For up-to-date … Continue reading
Oklahoma executed James Lewis DeRosa, 36, at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester; he was pronounced dead 6:07 pm local time. DeRosa is the 2nd individual executed in Oklahoma this year. He … Continue reading
Texas executed Elroy Chester , 44, in Huntsville, Texas; he was pronounced dead 7:04 pm local time. It is the state’s 499th post-Furman execution since 1982 and the 260th execution conducted under the administration of Rick … Continue reading