Death Penalty

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Prosecutors

Prosecutor’s ‘racially coded references’ require reversal of death sentence, 4th Circuit rules

Death Penalty

Inmate’s 43-minute execution didn’t violate clearly established law, 10th Circuit rules

Death Penalty

Voters in three states back capital punishment in ballot initiatives

U.S. Supreme Court

Roberts provides fifth vote to halt execution of Alabama inmate

Death Penalty

Executions fall along with support for the death penalty; is capital punishment nearing an end?

Prosecutors

Appeals court considers removal of Orange County DA’s office from case over misconduct allegations

Death Penalty

Unanimous jury vote is required to impose death penalty, Florida Supreme Court rules

U.S. Supreme Court

Victim impact testimony can’t include sentencing recommendation, Supreme Court rules

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS appears likely to rule for inmate whose expert said race could predict violence

Criminal Justice

California makes it a felony for prosecutors to withhold or alter exculpatory evidence

Death Penalty

Alabama Supreme Court upholds judicial override in capital cases

Death Penalty

Is the death penalty ‘fading away’? Executions in 2016 could drop to 25-year low point

Death Penalty

Missouri must reveal suppliers of lethal injection drug, 8th Circuit says

Evidence

Bite-mark expert stands by his testimony, though he can’t recall much about it

Pro Bono

ABA backs adequate legal fees for lawyers awarded $10K out of $160K budget for capital filing

Death Penalty

After 21 of his clients received the death penalty, lawyer won’t take any more capital cases

U.S. Supreme Court

ABA brief says Texas uses unconstitutional standards to assess mental disability in capital cases

Death Penalty

Delaware death-penalty law violates right to jury, state supreme court rules

Death Penalty

Lawyers for alleged church-shooter Dylann Roof argue death penalty is unconstitutional

Supreme Court Report

Juror strikes in capital murder case were based on race, SCOTUS rules
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