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Victory
April 19, 2017

Bruce Ward, who was due to be put to death on 17 April in Arkansas, received a stay of execution. His lawyers maintain that his mental disability deprives him of a rational understanding of his pun...

Victory
April 18, 2017

The execution of Don Davis, scheduled for 17 April in Arkansas, did not go ahead. Minutes before midnight, when the death warrant was set to expire, the US Supreme Court refused to lift the stay is...

Victory
August 22, 2016

On 19 August, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals granted a stay of execution to Jeffery Wood, who was scheduled to be executed in Texas on 24 August. He was sentenced to death in 1998 for a murder...

Press Release
April 12, 2016

The state of Georgia is scheduled to execute Kenneth Fults this evening at 7:00 p.m. despite concerns about Fults’ mental state, racial bias, and lack of adequate representation during his trial. F...

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