The Supreme Court shined an unusual light Monday on its internal squabbling over the death penalty, with the justices making public more than 30 pages of arguments on issues they decided weeks ago.
By Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
Lawmakers are likely to override Gov. Chris Sununu's decision in the fall.
By Holly Ramer, Associated Press
The Supreme Court blocked the execution of a Buddhist man who said his religious freedom would be violated if his spiritual adviser couldn't accompany him.
By Jake Bleiberg, Associated Press
The Supreme Court said Monday that Missouri can execute an inmate who argued his medical condition will result in severe pain if he is given death-causing drugs.
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By Gretchen Frazee
Capital punishment has been abolished entirely in 20 states, and four now have moratoriums on the practice.
Gov. Gavin Newsom called the death penalty "a failure" that has discriminated against people who are mentally ill, poor or minorities.
By Joshua Barajas, Erica R. Hendry
Washington state just eliminated the death penalty, Hungary bans sleeping in public areas and other stories we're reading now.
By Steve Goldbloom, Zach Land-Miller
Despite feeling unqualified to provide legal advice, Bryan Stevenson discovered that just “showing up" for others can make a huge difference in their lives.
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
The new teaching, contained in Catechism No. 2267, says the previous policy is outdated, that there are other ways to protect the common good, and that the church should instead commit itself to working to end capital punishment.
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