A blog produced by the Oregon Justice Resource Center discussing the death penalty (capital punishment) in Oregon and in the Ninth Circuit.
Texas executed Vaughn Ross, 41, in Huntsville, Texas; he was pronounced dead 6:38 pm local time. It is the state’s 502nd post-Furman execution since 1982 and the 263rd execution conducted under the administration of Rick Perry. … Continue reading
Texas executed Kimberly McCarthy, 52, in Huntsville, Texas; she was pronounced dead 6:37 pm local time. It is the state’s 500th post-Furman execution since 1982 and the 261st execution conducted under the administration of Rick … Continue reading
From the Seattle Times Death-row inmate cites racial bias in petition for a retrial An attorney for Jonathan Lee Gentry, Washington’s longest-sitting death-row inmate, asked the state Supreme Court on Tuesday … Continue reading