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This Should Be a Wake-Up Call to the Biden Administration on the Death Penalty

Tweet Share Share Comment A blueprint for a second Trump term issued by conservative groups contains many alarming wake-up calls for progressives....

14.05.2024 30

Slate

Austin Sarat

Oklahoma Judge Tells Execution Staff to “Suck It Up” After Trauma-Break Request

01.04.2024 30

Slate

Austin Sarat

Judge stops Trump’s Georgia sideshow: 5 key takeaways from the Fani Willis ruling

On Friday, Georgia Judge Scott McAfee rejected a motion to disqualify Fulton County district attorney Fani Willis from prosecuting Donald...

16.03.2024 10

Salon

Austin Sarat

Alito’s cries of religious persecution are a chilling preview of Supreme Court in another Trump term

On Tuesday, Justice Samuel Alito gave another startling indication of how troubled he is by recent changes in American society and law. In an unusual...

23.02.2024 80

Salon

Austin Sarat

Immunity ruling boosts chances of a speedy Jan. 6 trial for Trump

Good things, as the English proverb reminds us, come to those who wait. That proverb aptly describes Tuesday’s 3-0 decision the United...

07.02.2024 8

Salon

Austin Sarat

A Federal Judge Trusts Alabama to Run an Experimental Execution. Horrible Decision.

Tweet Share Share Comment Alabama plans to experiment with nitrogen hypoxia, a previously untried method of execution, when it...

16.01.2024 10

Slate

Austin Sarat

Biden betrays his moral standing in Buffalo: Death penalty decision reveals his true colors

In a Friday afternoon announcement, the Biden Administration crossed the Rubicon when it said that it would seek the death penalty in the case of ...

13.01.2024 10

Salon

Austin Sarat

Ron DeSantis suffers a stinging defeat in his war on woke

In the last gasps of his presidential campaign, Florida’s Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis continues to brag that he made his state the place where...

12.01.2024 30

Salon

Austin Sarat

The Supreme Court should resist taking the easy way out

In yet another almost unimaginable moment in America’s troubled recent history, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that former Pres....

21.12.2023 10

Salon

Austin Sarat

A State With One of the Highest Execution Rates Considers a Moratorium

Tweet Share Share Comment Oklahoma State Rep. Kevin McDugle has done a surprising service for the citizens of his state....

12.10.2023 3

Slate

Austin Sarat

GOP's phony impeachment will backfire — Trump and McCarthy will pay the price

On Tuesday, Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene, Matt Gaetz and their Freedom Caucus allies, along with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, announced an...

15.09.2023 10

Salon

Austin Sarat

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