Neil Gorsuch’s first recorded U.S. Supreme Court vote allowed the Arkansas execution of Ledell Lee.
Ledell Lee was executed in Arkansas as the state began implementing its multiple execution plan. Lee was convicted of murdering Debra Reese in a brutal crime. Neil Gorsuch cast the deciding vote.
Arkansas wants to put eight prisoners to death in 11 days, including Stacey Johnson, who says he’s innocent. Court decisions halted the state’s plans.
Rolando Ruiz was executed in Texas after the Supreme Court denied the death row inmate a reprieve.
Richard Glossip’s scheduled execution has been stayed until November 6 by Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin over concerns about lethal injection drugs.
A Missouri inmate was executed on Tuesday night for killing a man in a fit of rage over child support payments 16 years ago.
Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been found guilty — setting the stage for another court showdown to decide if he’ll get the death penalty.
Kelly Gissendaner’s execution – the first of a woman in Georgia for 70 years – has been put off because of a winter storm. Check out her last meal request.
Judge Cormac J. Carney has ruled that the California death penalty violates the U.S. Constitution.
Hasan’s court-appointed attorney accused his client of deliberately trying to receive the death penalty, abruptly stopping the trial after only one day.
The execution for the mentally handicapped Georgia convict was stayed for three days while lawyers battle over the constitutionality of the case.
After 27 years on death row for the murder of Ruth Pelke, Paula Cooper is free thanks to her victim’s family.
Today Florida Governor Rick Scott signed the “Timely Justice Act of 2013,” which speeds up the legal process for the death penalty.
Nathan Dunlop is almost a dead man walking after the court’s rejection of his death-sentence appeal.