Jurors who sentenced a man to death have regrets on the eve of his execution by firing squad in Utah. But the “Wild West” style execution is changing few other opinions in the state.
A closer look at BP’s safety record, the generosity of a Palestinian family after their son’s killing, and an interview with Sookie Stackhouse’s creator.
Joe Sullivan was sentenced to life in prison at the age of 13. Now, thanks to a Supreme Court ruling, he has a chance to qualify for parole.
Political favor-trading, such as in the Rod Blagojevich case, is common in state capitols across the country. But a pending Supreme Court ruling could make it harder to prosecute allegedly corrupt politicians.
Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman to sit on the Supreme Court, spoke with Need to Know’s Alison Stewart about the confirmation process, civics in schools and motherhood.
Here is what you absolutely do not “Need to Know” about Elena Kagan: whether or not she is gay. Yet everyone, it seems, is talking about just that in the run-up to next month’s confirmation hearings.
Need to Know talks to Jamal Greene, a professor at the Columbia University School of Law and former clerk for Justice John Paul Stevens.
Attorneys for Hank Skinner have argued that prosecutors violated his rights by denying him access to evidence recovered from the crime scene.
Joe Sullivan has been in jail since he was 13. Now, thanks to a Supreme Court ruling, he has a chance at redemption.