Jun 14, 2019

Death Penalty Information Center Launches New Website

The Death Penalty Information Center has mod­ern­ized and expand­ed its award-win­ning web­site. On June 14, 2019, DPIC launched its redesigned web­site, cul­mi­nat­ing a two-year project that involved the trans­fer and reor­ga­ni­za­tion of in…

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Clemency

Jun 18, 2019

Marion Wilson Files Clemency Plea in Georgia

Arguing that Marion Wilson (pic­tured, cen­ter) did not kill any­one and did not intend that a killing occur, lawyers for the Georgia death-row pris­on­er have filed a clemen­cy peti­tion urg­ing the Georgia State…

United States Supreme Court

Jun 11, 2019

Supreme Court Grants Review of Arizona Death-Penalty Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has grant­ed review of an Arizona death-penal­ty case in which the state courts first refused to con­sid­er a defendant’s mit­i­gat­ing evi­dence and then denied his request for a jury sen­tenc­ing he…

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