Death penalty

The latest on Willingham

The latest on Willingham

More on the execution of Cameron Todd Willingham: – Governor Perry’s general counsel at the time of Willingham’s execution, now...

More on Governor Perry’s derailing of the Willingham investigation

More on Governor Perry’s derailing of the Willingham investigation

Texas Governor Rick Perry replaced three members of a panel which was investigating Cameron Todd Willingham’s 2004 execution for the...

Texas governor replaces panel investigating wrongful execution

Texas governor replaces panel investigating wrongful execution

Cameron Todd Willingham was executed in Texas in 2004, after being convicted of murdering his family by arson. For the...

Death Penalty trial results in mistrial, life without parole

Death Penalty trial results in mistrial, life without parole

The death penalty phase of the trial of Colin James Broughton, who was charged with murder and armed robbery in...

Death Penalty Hyjinks in Charleston

Death Penalty Hyjinks in Charleston

The state is seeking the death penalty for Colin James Broughton, who is charged with murder and robbery in Charleston,...

Horry County Solicitor receives award for killing defendants

Horry County Solicitor receives award for killing defendants

Fifteenth Circuit Solicitor Greg Hembree’s office says the prosecutor recently received an award from the Association of Government Attorneys in...

Change of venue

Change of venue

Catching up on some light reading from the last couple of months of S.C. opinions: In State v. Woods, the...

New Mexico repeals the death penalty

New Mexico repeals the death penalty

Today, New Mexico became the 15th state to abolish the death penalty. New Mexico Governor Bill Richardon’s office reported that...