Newsletter: March, 2022

Tuesday, March 1, 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.

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In the News

Dylann Roof takes church shooting appeal to US Supreme Court
The most far-reaching question presented by Dylann Roof’s current appeal to the US Supreme Court, is whether the decision to introduce mitigation evidence... Read more by becoming an Amicus Member.

US Supreme Court reinstates death sentence for Boston Marathon Bomber
The Supreme Court in a 6-3 decision sided with the ruling of the federal government to sentence Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death... Read more by becoming an Amicus Member.
Tennessee sets 3 more inmate executions, plans 5 in 2022
On 22 February 2022, the Tennessee Supreme Court set execution dates for 3 more prisoners, raising the number
of planned executions in the state this year... Read more by becoming an Amicus Member.
Texas Court stays Michael Gonzales execution 
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has stayed Michael Gonzales’ March 8th execution based on claims of intellectual disability and misconduct... Read more by becoming an Amicus Member.
Oklahoma’s execution ‘doctor’ explains role in Oklahoma trial
There are very few jobs more morbid than that of the doctor that waits in the execution chamber preparing inmates for their death. This morbidity is often hidden... Read more by becoming an Amicus Member.

Bills to abolish the death penalty in Ohio slowly gaining traction
The efforts by politicians to abolish the death penalty in Ohio are bipartisan. This reflects the changing attitudes towards the death penalty, not only in Ohio... Read more by becoming an Amicus Member.