In his memo, Attorney General Merrick Garland said executions have a 'disparate impact on people of color.'
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A Texas inmate was executed for an attack that killed his pregnant wife, 5-year-old daughter and father-in-law.
The solicitor general’s office said the Supreme Court should 'put this case back on track toward a just conclusion.'
Arizona Prepares to Make Gas Chamber 'Operable' Again, Drawing Criticism from Anti-Death Penalty Advocates
Due to a shortage of lethal injection drugs, the state is looking toward execution methods that anti-death penalty have derided as 'cruel.'
'Today's vote to keep the death penalty, paired with that budget, risks a constitutional crisis,' Taylor told The Western Journal.
South Carolina legislators' efforts to resume state executions have reignited debates surrounding the death penalty.
South Carolina no longer wants inmates sentenced to death to be able to dodge the death penalty, so the state might use firing squads.
South Carolina Looks to Expand Executions: Conservative Anti-Death Penalty Advocate Says Policy Is 'Outdated'
A recent set of bills could allow criminals to be executed by the electric chair or firing squad if lethal injection is unavailable.
Alabama canceled an execution after the Supreme Court required the state to allow an inmate's pastor to be present in the execution room.
Both chambers of the Virginia Assembly voted to abolish the death penalty.