A blog produced by the Oregon Justice Resource Center discussing the death penalty (capital punishment) in Oregon and in the Ninth Circuit.
Texas executed Ronnie Threadgill, 40, in Huntsville, Texas. He was pronounced dead at 6:39 p.m. CDT. He is the thirteenth person executed in Texas under a lethal injection procedure that uses one drug … Continue reading
Arizona STATE v. STEVEN JOHN PARKER Case Type: Automatic appeal for a sentence of death Case Number: CR-10-0196-AP Location: Maricopa County Date Opinion Issued: 03/13/13 Issue: Was Parker denied his right to a speedy … Continue reading
From the AP – Nevada lawmakers are trying again to study the costs of the death penalty. AB444 was introduced Monday. It requires the legislative auditor to report on the … Continue reading
SUMMARY (prepared by the 9th Circuit) Opinion Oral Argument The panel affirmed the district court’s denial of a 28 U.S.C. § 2254 habeas corpus petition challenging a capital sentence for felony … Continue reading