Attorneys for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzokhar Tsarnaev are formally asking a federal judge for more time to prepare arguments as to why their client shouldn’t be subject to the death penalty.
Whitey Bulger still faces possible trials in Florida and Oklahoma for murders there that could end with him getting the death penalty.
A federal appeals court confirmed the decision to throw out the death penalty sentence against Gary Lee Sampson, who pleaded guilty to killing two people in Massachusetts.
The Obama administration has a range of legal options in the Boston Marathon bombings, and they could include seeking the death penalty against the 19-year-old suspect in the case.
In this historic hearing, the defense team is trying to throw out the death penalty sentence for Michael Addison, convicted in the 2006 death of Manchester police officer Michael Briggs.
98.5 The Sports Hub’s Chris Curtis says it’s time to hit Penn State with the “death penalty.”
BOSTON (CBS) – Connecticut is the latest state to ban the death penalty. In this Weekend Commentry, Dan Rea says we need the death penalty for some cases. Originally boradcast April 21st, 2012.
New Hampshire’s House is considering legislation that would make all murders eligible for the death penalty.
Is the last meal for those about to be executed a wasteful gesture or a humane custom?
Gov. John Lynch is expected to sign a bill, prompted by a machete and knife attack that killed a mother in her bed, to expand New Hampshire’s death penalty.