The Supreme Court will hear arguments this fall over whether Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev can be put to death.
Despite President Joe Biden’s public opposition to capital punishment, his administration supported an appeal first filed by his predecessor in a 48-page brief filed with the Supreme Court.
What Comes Next in the Case of Julius Jones, the Death Row Inmate Getting Support From Kim Kardashian
After nearly two decades on death row, Julius Jones is getting closer to making his case for a commutation of his sentence. Jones maintains he is innocent of a 1999 murder and his case has gotten attention from Kim Kardashian West and other celebrities, who point to signs of racial bias and other evidence that supports his claim of innocence....
Why Trump's Approval of Firing Squads for Executions Is ‘Largely Symbolic,' But Still Leaves ‘a Mess' for Biden
In his final weeks in the White House, President Trump is rushing to approve execution methods such as firing squads and hanging for federal death-row inmates. The Marshall Project’s Keri Blakinger explains what these new rules really mean for prisoners.