Entries tagged with “Juries

Policy Issues

Federal Death Penalty

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Dec 13, 2019

Federal Appeals Court Hears Argument in Boston Marathon Bombing Case

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (pic­tured) sought to over­turn his con­vic­tion and fed­er­al death sen­tence on Thursday, argu­ing in a fed­er­al appeals court that he could not get a fair tri­al in a city still trauma…

Policy Issues

Arbitrariness

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Upcoming Executions

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Nov 18, 2019

Juror Admits Bias in Tennessee Case With Pending Execution Date

A Tennessee death-row pris­on­er who is fac­ing exe­cu­tion in ear­ly December is seek­ing to reverse his 1992 con­vic­tion and death sen­tence in light of new infor­ma­tion that a juror who served on his case failed to dis­close that she was …