Firing Squad, Lethal Injection and Utah

Firing Squad, Lethal Injection and Utah

The Utah State Legislature approved a bill, called House Bill 11 (HB 11), Tuesday, allowing execution by firing squad. This is only an option if the drugs for lethal injection are not available. The reason Utah wanted to allow execution by firing squad is because the traditional drugs needed for lethal injection are running low […]

Boston Bomber Could Be Spared Death Sentence

Boston Bomber Could Be Spared Death Sentence

Boston bomber Tsarnaev could be saved from the death penalty. Attorney Judy Clarke, 62, has defended many well-known clients and kept them off death row. These clients would include: Atlanta Olympics bomber Eric Rudolph,The Unabomber Ted Kaczynski, and Arizona gunman Jared Lee Loughner, killing six people and injuring 13 including U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, in […]

Execution of Murderer Halted

Execution of Murderer Halted

Just hours before he was scheduled to die, death row inmate and convicted murderer Scott Panettiā€™s execution was halted by the courts. The convicted murderer, who killed his in-laws over 20 years ago, and was due to die by lethal injection. He just missed his impending execution when courts determined that they need more time […]