A blog produced by the Oregon Justice Resource Center discussing the death penalty (capital punishment) in Oregon and in the Ninth Circuit.
From AZCentral Halt to execution sought over inconsistent procedures Attorneys for an Arizona prisoner who is scheduled to die later this month on Tuesday asked for a preliminary injunction against his … Continue reading
From the Ninth Circuit Blog, Detrich v. Ryan, No. 08-99001 (5-2-12) (Paez with Pregerson; McKeown dissenting). On a remand from the Supremes, in light of Pinholster, the 9th again grants relief … Continue reading
From KXLH A clemency hearing will begin [today] for Ronald A. Smith, who was sentenced to death after pleading guilty to murdering two men in 1982 near Marias Pass. The … Continue reading
From the Register Guard, Until justice is absolutely fair, abolish death penalty BY TODD HUFFMAN In April, Connecticut became the fifth state in five years to abolish the death penalty. In … Continue reading