By Holly Ramer, Associated Press
Lawmakers are likely to override Gov. Chris Sununu's decision in the fall.
By Jake Bleiberg, 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 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.
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The new teaching, contained in Catechism No. 2267, says the previous policy is outdated, that there are other ways to protect the common good, and that the church should instead commit itself to working to end capital punishment.
By Ken Ritter, Michelle L. Price, Associated Press
New Jersey-based Alvogen had urged the judge to block the use of its sedative midazolam, saying the state illegally secured the product through "subterfuge" and intended it for unapproved purposes. The pharmaceutical company also raised fears that the drug could…
By Ryan Connelly Holmes
The proposal has reignited debate over the death penalty in a state that abolished it seven years ago, and at a time when President Donald Trump has repeatedly echoed his support for the death penalty, particularly for those who kill…
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