Month: June 2011

Al-Awlaki Dines at Pentagon

Al-Awlaki Dines at Pentagon

Al-Awlaki Dines at Pentagon http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/06/07/radical-muslim-clerics-pentagon-lunch-top-dod-lawyers-executive-director-cair/?test=latestnews?test=latestnews

The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture

The bigger picture Thanks to the Death Penalty Information Center for alerting us to this op-ed from Connecticut victim’s family member Victoria Coward: In 2007, there were more than 100 people murdered in Connecticut. The murders of the Petit family women rocked our state to its core. However, the murder of my 18-year-old son, Tyler,…

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ACLU Statement Against the Death Penalty

ACLU Statement Against the Death Penalty

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), in an Apr. 9, 2007 website section titled “The Death Penalty: Questions and Answers,” offered the following: “It [capital punishment] is immoral in principle, and unfair and discriminatory in practice… No one deserves to die. When the government metes out vengeance disguised as justice, it becomes complicit with killers…

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Issues in the Zacarias Moussaoui Case

Issues in the Zacarias Moussaoui Case

Zacarias Moussaoui Case Read “Terrorism Trial’s Strategies Revealed,” Washington Post, Nov. 14, 2005, regarding the penalty phase of Moussaoui’s capital trial. Read the United States’ “Notice of Intent ot Seek a Sentence of Death” for suspected terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui, filed in the U.S. District court for the Eastern District of Virginia in March 2002. Read…

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Woman in Mansfield slayings likely leaving Death Row

Woman in Mansfield slayings likely leaving Death Row

Woman in Mansfield slayings likely leaving Death Row Posted Wednesday, Jun. 01, 2011 By Melody McDonald mjmcdonald@star-telegram.com Six years ago, convicted killer Chelsea Richardson became the first woman in Tarrant County to be sentenced to death. ┬áBut in all likelihood, Richardson, 27, will soon be leaving Death Row. After nearly four years of legal battling,…

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