More Death Penalty Articles

  • Could Arizona fiasco lead to firing squads for death penalty?

    After a lethal injection took two hours to execute a convicted murderer, a federal judge suggests returning to older, now-abandoned methods.

  • Supreme Court allows Arizona execution to proceed

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court is allowing an Arizona execution to go forward amid a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs. The court ruled in favor of the state of Arizona in the case of Joseph Wood, who was convicted of murder in...

  • California high court tosses death penalty

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court has tossed out the murder conviction and death penalty sentence of a Riverside County man because of juror misconduct. The high court ruled Monday that Fred Lewis Weatherton didn't receive a fair trial in 2002 because one of the jurors decided...



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