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A Catholic theologian argues for a death row inmate’s right to...

  Dorian Llywelyn, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on Nov. 9, 2021, in a case regarding a...

Tsarnaev Supreme Court appeal: Do unbiased jurors exist in an age...

Thaddeus Hoffmeister, University of Dayton The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument on Oct. 13, 2021, in the case...

When families of murder victims speak at death penalty trials, their...

Austin Sarat, Amherst College The Trump administration is spending its final months authorizing executions. Ten federal death row prisoners have been killed so far this...

Trump plan to revive the gallows, electric chair, gas chamber and...

Austin Sarat, Amherst College The way the federal government can kill death row prisoners will soon be expanded to ghoulish methods that include hanging, the...

Why support for the death penalty is much higher among white...

Kevin O'Neal Cokley, University of Texas at Austin Sentencing a person to die is the ultimate punishment. There is no coming back from the permanence...

Death penalty moratorium in California – what it means for the...

Hadar Aviram, University of California, Hastings Both celebration – and ire – followed Gov. Gavin Newsom’s announcement of a moratorium on the death penalty in...

Can you be Christian and support the death penalty?

Mathew Schmalz, College of the Holy Cross Pope Francis has declared the death penalty “inadmissible.” This means that the death penalty should not be used...

When can you buy a gun, vote or be sentenced to...

Laurence Steinberg, Temple University Societies have long grappled with where to draw the chronological age boundary between adolescence and adulthood. The United States stands apart...

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