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State to Seek Death in Sievers Murder

Yesterday the State Attorney’s office filed a notice that they intend to seek the death penalty against Jimmy “The Hammer” Rodgers and Mark Sievers for the death of Sievers’ wife Theresa. 215 more words

Criminal Law

On Death Row for a Murder that Wasn’t?

Rodricus Crawford sits on Louisiana’s death row, awaiting execution for the murder of his one-year-old son, Roderius

But although Roderius (affectionately called “BoBo”) is dead, he likely was not murdered – not by his father. 534 more words

Capital Punishment

Why Indonesia Should Not Resume Executions

Yesterday, following reports and rumours from two weeks ago, Indonesian police confirmed that the country is about to lift its de facto moratorium on the death penalty. 831 more words

Human Rights

Clinton-era bill makes it harder to reverse wrongful convictions, writer says

Critics of how the 1994 crime bill spurred mass incarceration have overlooked another Clinton era bill that had an equally damaging effect on the U.S. criminal justice system, Liliana Segura writes in… 78 more words

Reforming/Improving The System