Governor signs bill allowing Tennessee to electrocute death row inmates if prison officials cannot obtain drugs used for lethal injections.
Legislation would allow the state to electrocute death row inmates if lethal injection drugs cannot be obtained.
A man condemned for decades to South Carolina’s death row says prosecutors wrongfully pursued a case against him in a widow’s 1982 death.
A 46-year-old man on death row for killing a fellow inmate has been found dead in his cell.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joseph Green Brown refused to run from his troubled past. He’d tell audiences he was only hours from being executed on Florida’s death row. He’d talk about how an appeals court overturned his rape and murder convictions in 1986 and how he walked out of prison a free man — with a goal of ending the death penalty.
About 60 prosecutors from North Carolina are learning how to fight motions filed under the Racial Justice Act.
A mentally disabled man who spent nearly 30 years on South Carolina’s death row for the stabbing death was freed from prison Friday under a plea deal.