Newsletter: January, 2023

Thursday, March 16, 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

Openly transgender woman executed for the first time in US history
By Rachel Woodward
On 3 January 2023, Amber McLaughlin became the first openly transgender person to be executed in the US... Read more by becoming an Amicus member

Richard Glossip's execution rescheduled for the ninth time
By Gift Chapanduka
In February 2022, it was announced that the international law firm, Reed Smith, would conduct an independent investigation into the case of Richard Glossip... Read more by becoming an Amicus member

The state of Texas plans to use unsafe execution drugs, allege inmates
By Shonte Humphrey
Robert Fratta, Wesley Ruiz and John Balentine have alleged that the state of Texas plans to use unsafe execution drugs... Read more by becoming an Amicus member

Suspect in bike path killing undergoes first death penalty trial under Biden
By Haocheng Fang 
A jury in the first federal death penalty trial under President Biden’s administration have found the defendant guilty on all counts... Read more by becoming an Amicus member

Tennessee has repeatedly violated its execution protocol since 2018
By Annie Barber
A recent investigation into execution practices in Tennessee has found that the state has repeatedly violated its execution protocol...Read more by becoming an Amicus member