On July 25, the US Attorney General announced that the federal government would once again practice capital punishment in relation to five death-row inmates convicted of murder, torture and rape of children and the elderly.
Month: July 2019
Family and supporters of a man on death row, convicted of capital murder, rallied at the State Capitol Wednesday. Rodney Reed was convicted of murder and sentenced to death in 1998. His supporters want new trial for Reed.
NPR’s Rachel Martin talks to Hannah Cox, of Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty, about the Trump administration announcing plans to reinstate capital punishment in federal cases.
Yvonne Collinson-Heath and Jim Collinson said they saw the families of three other soldiers who died at the Army base in Surrey face new inquests and they did not have the strength.
It has been over seven years since an unarmed Anthony Grainger was shot dead by a police officer. Now his partner, Gail Hadfield-Grainger is calling for police officers involved in his death to face corporate manslaughter charges
The family of a church caretaker who died after being restrained in police custody say they feel “failed beyond belief” by a decision to dismiss misconduct charges against four officers.
Edward Goodman Africa, released earlier this month after four decades of wrongful imprisonment, spoke this morning to dozens of supporters and members of the press gathered at the Philadelphia Student Union.