Topic: Criminal Justice Legal Foundation
Forty-six executions were carried out in 2010, less than half the all-time high of 98 in 1999, a new report finds. The death penalty was assessed to 114 murderers this year, far short of former levels.
12/21/2010 09:11 am
Ahmed Ghailani's acquittal on 284 of 285 counts revives criticism of the Obama administration's policy to try terror cases in civilian courts. White House hails the single conviction as a victory.
11/18/2010 08:48 pm
Miranda warning rights have been turned 'upside down,' according to Justice Sonia Sotomayor
08/02/2010 02:38 pm
Ronnie Lee Gardner execution: Some experts say that firing squads are more humane than lethal injection.
06/16/2010 03:34 pm
The Supreme Court denied the appeal of a Florida inmate on death row for 32 years.
03/12/2009 01:00 am