A blog produced by the Oregon Justice Resource Center discussing the death penalty (capital punishment) in Oregon and in the Ninth Circuit.
From the Mercury News: California death penalty: Will state follow Arizona, which has resumed executions after a long hiatus? When Arizona prison officials injected condemned rapist and murderer Richard Stokley with … Continue reading
From Southern California Public Radio: California voters reaffirmed their long-standing support for the death penalty, rejecting Proposition 34 on Tuesday by about 6 percent. What happens now? The state houses … Continue reading
DOUGLAS STANKEWITZ V. ROBERT WONG (Opinion) From the Wall-Street Journal: A federal appeals court set aside the capital sentence of California’s longest-serving death row inmate on Monday. The ruling by the U.S. Court … Continue reading
From the Chicago Tribune Convicted killer hangs himself on California’s death row A convicted killer sentenced to death for the 1979 murder of a 13-year-old boy has hanged himself on California’s … Continue reading