Injustice of North Carolina’s Death Row

October 18, 2018 at 2:07 am (Uncategorized)

Author, John Grisham, speaks about the injustice involved in North Carolina’s administration of capital punishment: https://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/article219846800.html

Best-selling author John Grisham, who lives in Chapel Hill and Charlottesville, Va., says many of the inmates on death row in North Carolina did not receive a fair trial.

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John Grisham on the Injustices of North Carolina’s Death Row

October 18, 2018 at 1:56 am (Uncategorized)

John Grisham speaks about the injustices of North Carolina’s administration of capital punishment: https://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/article219846800.html

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30 Years on Death Row for a Crime he did not Commit

October 18, 2018 at 1:48 am (Uncategorized)

Talking about the taste of injustice: https://helenair.com/news/local/man-who-spent-years-on-death-row-for-a-crime/article_e367f663-763b-58bb-a64b-cfa752ac0558.html

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Could Australia do More

October 15, 2018 at 10:09 am (Uncategorized)

Thoughts on the launch of Australia’s Strategy for Abolition of the Death Penalty: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-09-12/calls-for-australia-to-do-more-against-death-penalty/10221370

ONE TIME USE Bali Nine Lawyer Julian McMahon carries Myuran Sukumaran paintings

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Malaysia’s cabinet agrees to abolish death penalty

October 13, 2018 at 4:42 am (Uncategorized)

Malaysia’s cabinet agrees to abolish death penalty: http://www.focus-fen.net/news/2018/10/11/434942/afp-malaysia-to-abolish-death-penalty.html

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Malaysia’s Cabinet agrees to abolish death penalty

October 13, 2018 at 4:32 am (Uncategorized)

Malaysia’s Cabinet agrees to abolish death penalty: http://www.focus-fen.net/news/2018/10/11/434942/afp-malaysia-to-abolish-death-penalty.html

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Washington State abolishes capital punishment

October 13, 2018 at 4:19 am (Uncategorized)

Washington State does the right thing: https://www.courts.wa.gov/opinions/pdf/880867.pdf
read the judgment: https://www.courts.wa.gov/opinions/pdf/880867.pdf

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Reflections upon Pope Francis’s Decision that the Death Penalty is Wrong

September 16, 2018 at 11:35 am (Uncategorized)

The Death penalty is inadmissible: https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/dignity-death-penalty

 

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Richard Guerriero Explains Why New Hampshire Should Abolish the Death Penalty

September 13, 2018 at 10:43 am (Uncategorized)

The pragmatic arguments are valid but the moral argument will never go away: https://www.concordmonitor.com/Why-the-death-penalty-should-be-abolished-20064648

 

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Reflections from the Jury that got it Wrong

September 13, 2018 at 5:04 am (Uncategorized)

Interesting perspectives on 30 years in prison for an innocent man: https://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/article217880135.html

 

Henry McCollum sits stunned as applause rings out in a Robeson County courtroom in Lumberton, N.C. Tuesday, September 2, 2014 after a judge has declared McCollum and his brother Leon Brown innocent of a brutal rape murder for which they have spent 30 years in prison. The brothers were convicted of the 1983 rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl whose body was found in a soybean field near the tiny town of Red Springs. Behind him is I. Beverly Lake, Jr. founder of the Innocence Commission who were vital in the process to free the two men.

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