A blog produced by the Oregon Justice Resource Center discussing the death penalty (capital punishment) in Oregon and in the Ninth Circuit.
Imagine a death row inmate who is unquestionably ineligible for a death sentence. That person might be intellectually disabled. Or, he may be severely mentally ill. Now, imagine that the Governor attempts … Continue reading
Hayward v. Belleque (2/15/2012) Opinion Appeal from rejection of post-conviction relief claim in Marion County Circuit Court before Judge Albin W. Norblad. Argued and Submitted: November 21, 2011 – Salem, … Continue reading
Dayton Leroy Rogers, convicted and sentenced to death in 1989, is set for his third trip to the Oregon Supreme Court on January 12 for review of his death sentence. … Continue reading
The death penalty as practiced in Oregon is neither fair nor just; and it is not swift or certain. It is not applied equally to all. It is a perversion of … Continue reading