Newsletter: April, 2023

Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Our newsletters are sent to members at the end of every month. They are composed of articles (usually US death penalty-themed) written by members for members. We publish an abbreviated version here shortly after it is sent out. If you'd like to write for the newsletter and support us, click here to become a member.
In The News

Oklahoma Attorney General files motion to vacate Richard Glossip's conviction
By Alexis Boddy
The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has denied Richard Glossip's fifth appeal, despite the State Attorney General asking for the conviction and death sentence to be thrown out... Read more by becoming an Amicus member

Ohio seeks to abolish the death penalty
By Ellie Vowell
In March 2023, Republican Senator Michele Reynolds, and Democrat Hearcel Craig, introduced a bipartisan proposal to abolish Ohio's death penalty... Read more by becoming an Amicus member

Abortion, raises and death penalty top Governor Edwards' agenda
By Lucja Jastrzebska
In Louisiana, teacher pay raises, exceptions to the State's near-total abortion ban, and abolishing the death penalty, are among the top priorities of Governor John Bel Edwards' legislative proposals... Read more by becoming an Amicus member

Florida lawmakers pursue death penalty for child rape cases
By Luisa Mayr
On Tuesday 11th April 2023, the Florida Senate passed a Bill providing for death sentences in cases of sexual battery on victims under the age of 12... Read more by becoming an Amicus member

Research: Halting the use of the death penalty does not result in an increase in homicide rates
By Kurtis O. Igbakpa
The issue of whether a pause on the use of the death penalty will result in an increase in homicide rates in the US has been proven to be false as Stephen Oliphant's recent study confirmed... Read more by becoming an Amicus member