A blog produced by the Oregon Justice Resource Center discussing the death penalty (capital punishment) in Oregon and in the Ninth Circuit.
Twenty five years ago this week in a case entitled McCleskey v. Kemp, the United States Supreme Court was faced with disturbing proof that race influences who is sentenced to … Continue reading
VIDEO: Racial Justice Act case ruling Supeior Court judge Greg Weeks vacated Marcus Robinson’s death sentence Friday after finding that prosecutors in his 1994 murder trial discriminated against black jurors. North … Continue reading
From the ACLU The U.S. Death Penalty — An International Human Rights Wrong? As we mark the 25th anniversary of McCleskey v. Kemp, international concern is growing over the crippling inadequacies of the … Continue reading