A blog produced by the Oregon Justice Resource Center discussing the death penalty (capital punishment) in Oregon and in the Ninth Circuit.
From the Seattle Times Why Washington should end the death penalty: 1,050 exonerated defendants Washington, luckily, has a reputation for a relatively clean, competent criminal justice system. We haven’t had … Continue reading
From the Seattle Times State Supreme Court rejects Yates petition YatesPRPDecision The state Supreme Court has rejected a petition from Spokane serial killer Robert Yates. The court on Thursday dismissed Yates’ … Continue reading
From the Seattle Times Supreme Court will hear death-penalty appeal in Carnation homicide case The state Supreme Court said it will hear an appeal filed by the King County Prosecutor’s Office after a judge tossed … Continue reading
From the Seattle Times Bill to abolish death penalty gets hearing Every year for the past five years, Rep. Reuven Carlyle has sponsored a bill that would eliminate Washington’s death penalty. … Continue reading