Tag Archives: death penalty
Loyola University research finds racial and gender disparities in punishment for crimes
Loyola University research finds racial and gender disparities in punishment for crimes, where white men…
By Janell Hazelwood
Witnesses say it took Clayton Lockett more than forty minutes to die and he was left writhing in agony on the gurney, eventually dying of a heart attack.
An execution using a lethal injection in Oklahoma usually averaged about six minutes.
By Richard Spiropoulos
State's increasingly conservative legislature ends lifeline for death row inmates
The 152 people awaiting executions on death-row will lose a lifeline in capital punishment cases.
By Aaron Morrison
In the News: Obama Raises Over $70 Million for 2012 Campaign; Gallup Poll Shows 35 Percent Oppose Death Penalty and More
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By Janel Martinez
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A prosecutor said Friday he won’t waive the death penalty…