Newsletter: December, 2022
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 the write for the newsletter and support us, click here to become a member.
In the News
Lethal injection and the rise of botched executions
The use of lethal injection burst onto the scene in the 1980s as the favoured method of execution in the United States... Read more by becoming an Amicus member.
Barry Jones is spending another holiday season on death row. Could it be his last?
In 1995, Barry Jones was sentenced to death for the murder of his girlfriend’s 4-year-old daughter, Rachel Gray... Read more by becoming an Amicus member.
Hearts are trumps: how criminal justice reform weathered the US midterm elections
Life, according to American voters, is not as safe as it used to be. Gallup’s 2022 crime survey recorded that 56% of US adults... Read more by becoming an Amicus member.
Will Jackson be the Supreme Court’s next great opponent of capital punishment?
Justice Breyer was one of the loudest dissenting voices on the death penalty before his retirement over the summer... Read more by becoming an Amicus member.
Utah court grants new trial to death-row prisoner convicted in 1985 by false testimony coerced by police
On 23 November 2022, Utah County District Court Judge Derek Pullan granted Douglas Carter a new trial, overturning... Read more by becoming an Amicus member.