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Brief • June 22, 2017
1st Amendment Coalition of Arizona v. Ryan, AZ, Settlement, Midazolam Lethal Injection, 2017 Case 2:14-cv-01447-NVW Document 186 Filed 06/21/17 Page 1 of 11 5 JON M. SANDS Federal Public Defender, District of Arizona DALE A. BAICH (OH Bar No. 0025070) dale_baich@fd.org JESSICA L. FELKER (IL Bar No. 6296357) Jessica_felker@fd.org 850 ...
Article • June 14, 2017
Filed under: Medication, Death Penalty
Fifth Circuit Denies Stay in Challenge to Texas Execution Drug by On September 12, 2016, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals denied a stay of execution to five Texas death row prisoners challenging the state's failure to retest the execution drugs it use before each use. Jeffery Wood, Rolando Ruiz, ...
Brief • June 14, 2017
1st Amendment Coalition of Arizona v. Ryan, AZ, Amended Complaint, Midazolam Lethal Injection, 2016 Case 2:14-cv-01447-NVW Document 97 Filed 01/29/16 Page 1 of 60 1 JON M. SANDS Federal Public Defender, District of Arizona 2 DALE A. BAICH (OH Bar No. 0025070) dale_baich@fd.org 3 ROBIN C. KONRAD (AL Bar No. ...
Article • June 9, 2017 • from PLN June, 2017
Filed under: Attorneys, Death Penalty
Texas Lawyer Quits with 0-34 Record of Losses in Death Penalty Cases by Matthew Clarke by Matt Clarke If you were on trial for your life, you would want the best possible lawyer. That would exclude Houston, Texas attorney Jerry Guerinot, 71, who has a great deal of experience but ...
Article • June 9, 2017 • from PLN June, 2017
Filed under: Medication, Death Penalty
Feds Impound Illegally Imported Execution Drugs in Arizona, Other States by Joe Watson by Joe Watson Arizona's Department of Corrections (ADC) imported a drug used for executions, but federal agents seized and impounded the illegal shipment at the Phoenix airport before it could be used for lethal injections. The ADC ...
Publication • June 7, 2017
The Justice Institute - Innocence Database Exoneration Report, 2016 2016 INNOCENTS DATABASE EXONERATION REPORT By Hans Sherrer The Justice Institute 2016 Innocents Database Exoneration Report Copyright © 2017 by Hans Sherrer Permission is granted to publish content in this report with the sole proviso that credit for the source must ...
Brief • May 17, 2017
McCollum v. Robeson County, NC, Settlement, Wrongful Conviction Death Sentence, 2017 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA WESTERN DIVISION ------------------------------------------------------------------------X Docket # 5:15-CV-451-BO HENRY LEE MCCOLLUM and J. DUANE GILLIAM as guardian of the estate LEON BROWN, Plaintiffs, -versusTOWN OF RED SPRINGS, KENNETH ...
Article • May 5, 2017 • from PLN May, 2017
Filed under: Death Penalty
Delaware Supreme Court Strikes Down Death Penalty, Following Hurst Decision by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna On August 2, 2016, the Delaware Supreme Court, in Rauf v. State of Delaware, struck down the state’s death penalty in a closely-watched decision. Benjamin Rauf was charged with first-degree felony murder, and the ...
Article • May 5, 2017 • from PLN May, 2017
Delaware Supreme Court Declares Death Penalty Retroactively Unconstitutional by On December 15, 2016, Delaware’s Supreme Court issued a unanimous 15-page decision that held the unconstitutionality of the state’s death penalty statute should be applied retroactively to prisoners previously sentenced to death. [Also, see p. 54.] While the ruling only mentioned ...
Brief • May 4, 2017
McCollum v. Robeson County, NC, Amended Complaint, Wrongful Conviction Death Sentence, 2016 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA WESTERN DIVISION ------------------------------------------------------------------------X Docket # 5:15-CV-451-BO HENRY LEE MCCOLLUM and GERALDINE BROWN RANSOM, on behalf of and as legal guardian of LEON BROWN, Plaintiffs, -versusROBESON ...
Fields v. City of Chicago, IL, Amended Complaint, Wrongful Conviction, 2010 Case: 1:10-cv-01168 Document #: 105 Filed: 10/27/10 Page 1 of 37 PageID #:646 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS EASTERN DIVISION NATHSON E. FIELDS, Plaintiff, ) ) ) v. ) ) CITY OF CHICAGO; ) COUNTY OF ...
Fields v. City of Chicago, IL, Verdict 2, Wrongful Conviction, 2014 VERDICT FORM - Fields v. O'Callaghan, Case No. 10 C 1168 We, the jury, award the plaintiff, Nathson Fields, compensatory damages in the amountof$ f!J oo~, oo ~~ ~W~ d~~ We, the jury, award the plaintiff, Nathson Fields, punitive ...
Fields v. City of Chicago, IL, Verdict, Wrongful Conviction, 2014 VERDICT FORM - Fields v. City of Chicago, et al., Case No. 10 C 1168 We, the jury, find as follows on the claims of the plaintiff, Nathson Fields, against the defendants, the City of Chicago, David O'Callaghan, Joseph Murphy, ...
Article • April 20, 2017
Filed under: Death Penalty
Connecticut Supreme Court Abolishes Death Penalty as Cruel and Unusual Punishment by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna In a decision rendered in August 2015, after the filing of numerous amicus briefs by the American Civil Liberties Union and other prisoner rights organizations, the Connecticut Supreme Court, in a 4-3 ruling, ...
PLN Interviews CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou by John Kiriakou is a former CIA officer, former senior investigator for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and former counterterrorism consultant. He left the CIA in March 2004, later serving as a senior investigator on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and senior intelligence advisor ...
Article • March 29, 2017
Oklahoma DOC Chief Gets Bullet-Resistant SUV After Botched Execution, Threats by Joe Watson Oklahoma's Department of Corrections director Robert Patton has been provided with a team of bodyguards and a bullet-resistant SUV in the wake of purported death threats following the botched execution of a death row prisoner. Threatening emails ...
Prison Legal News Interviews CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou - Full Interview by   Note: This is the full PLN interview with John Kiriakou; a shorter version was published as our April 2017 cover story, here. John Kiriakou is a former CIA officer, former senior investigator for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee ...
Article • March 27, 2017
Filed under: Death Penalty
The Slow Death of the Death Penalty by Maurice Chammah The public supports it, but the costs are lethal. by Maurice Chammah, The Marshall Project Just before sunrise on a spring morning last year, Larry Maples shot and killed his wife, Heather. He had tracked her to the home of a ...
Article • March 10, 2017 • from PLN March, 2017
Attorneys with Disciplinary Records Part of Flaw in Pennsylvania’s Death Penalty System by David Reutter In February 2015, just a month into his term as Pennsylvania’s Governor, Tom Wolf imposed a moratorium on capital punishment in the state, calling it “error prone, expensive and anything but infallible.” [See: PLN, Feb. ...
Article • March 10, 2017 • from PLN March, 2017
Filed under: Medication, Death Penalty
Judge Orders Missouri DOC to Disclose Names of Pharmacies that Supply Execution Drugs; Appellate Court Reverses by Lonnie Burton On March 21, 2016, a circuit court judge in Cole County, Missouri ruled in favor of several news media agencies and ordered the state’s Department of Corrections (DOC) to release the ...
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