Death Penalty

  • Abolish the Death Penalty

    An advocacy blog published by the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty. Features personal stories of crime victims, death row inmates and activists. The blog mission is to "put a human face on the debate over capital punishment."

  • Crime & Consequences

    This victims' rights blog's posts often focus on events or policies that interfere with the swift meting out of criminal justice measures. They also cover criminal cases before the U.S. Supreme court and studies with public policy implications related to criminal justice.

  • Death Penalty Information Center

    Features the latest news, court rulings and information relating to the death penalty.

  • Gamso - For the Defense

    "Commentary from an Ohio criminal defense lawyer and anti-death-penalty activist on criminal law and procedure, constitutional law, jurisprudence, and related matters."

  • Grits for Breakfast

    Posts consider how Texas is addressing crime and punishment—its appellate courts, its agencies, its law enforcement, its legislation and its prisons.

  • Innocence Matters

    Blog discusses wrongful convictions, and tracks court cases that Innocence Matters has been involved with. Recently the blog celebrated the organization's first exoneration, of a man named John Smith; he had been convicted of murder by false testimony.

  • Intellectual Competence and the Death Penalty

    "An attempt to provide understandable and up-to-date information regarding intelligence testing, intelligence theories, personal competence, adaptive behavior and intellectual disability (mental retardation)as they relate to death penalty (capital punishment) issues. A particular focus will be on psychological measurement, statistical and psychometric issues."

  • j u s t c r i m

    Bills itself as an open access case book for death penalty jurisprudence. It has links to statutes, articles, cases and other sources of death penalty information.

  • Lethal Injection

    Features news, commentary and analysis of the issue of lethal injection in the United States, although there is an emphasis on Florida.

  • Matt Mangino

    "A former prosecutor's musings on the criminal justice system."

  • StandDown Texas Project

    The Project identifies and advocates best practices in the indigent criminal justice system. The blog pays particular attention to issues involving capital punishment and the administration of the death penalty.

  • Terry Lenamon on the Death Penalty

    "Focuses upon capital punishment in America today."

  • Texas Death Penalty Blog

    This blawg follows death penalty cases and legislation in Texas and elsewhere.