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death penalty Archive
By way of Marc Kovac, the statement from Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections Director Terry Collins: The previous method of...
Today was a complicated day for Ohio. Specifically, it was a complicated day for those officeholders responsible for implementing and...
On Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Ted Strickland finally had to put a stop to a botched execution attempt. According to the...
From Marc Kovac @ohiocapitalblog: “No complications during execution.” AKPC_IDS += "3212,";Popularity: 8% [?]
Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray, a Democrat whose conservative position on the death penalty I previously have noted, appears to...
From the Plain Dealer, disappointing news today: COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland has denied clemency for the triggerman in...
[Thanks much to the folks at The Bilerico Project for cross-posting this piece this evening! -Ed.] There is a lot of...
In 1999, a little more than a year after the killing of Matthew Shepard, his parents, Dennis and Judy Shepard,...
While Gov. Bill Richardson recently signed a bill repealing New Mexico’s death penalty, Ohio Attorney General Rich Cordray is going...
I was taken aback by the following brochure that arrived in my mail this week from the Ohio State Bar...