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Troy Davis's nephew De'Jaun is at the halfway point!

Dear friends,

Troy Davis (an innocent man on Georgia’s death row executed in Sept 2011) wanted more than anything for his nephew De’Jaun to achieve his educational dream. 421 more words

Troy Davis

Horror and injustice on death row – congress delegates call for abolition

Delegates at the Asian regional conference on the death penalty have issued a declaration calling on Asian countries that still implement capital punishment to work towards abolition and impose a moratorium on executions. 1,303 more words


Stop Torture campaign - good news!

Moses Akatugba, who was sentenced to death for stealing mobile phones, has been granted a total pardon by Emmanuel Uduaghan, the Governor of Delta State in Nigeria. 186 more words


Nebraska - 19

History occurred on May 27, 2015 as Nebraska became the 19th state to abolish the death penalty.

On May 20, 2015, the unicameral state legislature voted to… 70 more words

Death Penalty

Nebraska Eliminates the Death Penalty

Following two hours of speeches on Wednesday, the Nebraska Legislature voted 30-to-19 to eliminate the death penalty, making it the first conservative state to get rid of capital punishment in over 40 years. 147 more words

Capital Punishment

Hitting the Real Life Murder Scene & Trying to Keep the Client From Death Row

My mum had high hopes for me as a lawyer, but it turns out, I only like the dirty gritty edgy stuff that brings me into contact with the worse crimes that you can imagine. 1,482 more words

Criminal Law