A year's worth of injustices, botched trials -- and inspiring attempts to right the wrongs
Yes, America, We Have Executed an Innocent Man Carlos DeLuna was put to death in December 1989 for a murder in Corpus Christi. But he didn't commit the crime. Today, his case reminds us of the glaring flaws of capital punishment.
A Day in the Life of the Death Penalty: July 18, 2012 Two states, two scheduled executions, two arguably mentally incompetent prisoners
The Book of the Century About the Death Penalty Capital cases are a mess because we are too human to conduct them properly -- and too arrogant to concede mistakes.
The Move to Repeal
Why California's Death-Penalty Repeal Is Surging in the Polls Political ads work. So do proposed ballot measures that explain clearly in their text how and why the law ought to change.
It's Time for California to End Its Death Penalty Proposition 34 would save California taxpayers billions of dollars and leave the state no less safe.
The Clemency Process
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Execution On Friday, on strong evidence of prosecutorial malfeasance, a judge vacated Terrance Williams's death sentence. But his prosecutor is still pushing for it.