James Holmes killed 12 people and injured 70 others in the July 20, 2012 attack
11 men on the state's death row would no longer be subject to execution orders
SENTENCED To life in prison, James Holmes, the gunman in the 2012 shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo. A jury spared Holmes the death penalty in the...
Jurors rejected James Holmes' insanity defense
There're decades and decades of material to pull from
The absence of information shows the "callousness" of the record-keeping system, according to researchers
The same jury last month convicted Holmes of killing 12 people and injuring 70 in the July 2012 attack
The country remains divided on whether to retain capital punishment
Hruby has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of his parents and sister
States still have problems with controversial sedative
Several more are primed to repeal capital punishment
Bungled executions. Backlogged courts. And three more reasons the modern death penalty is a failed experiment
THE DEATH PENALTY “Who’s the last person with a top-notch legal team to be executed?” asked MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough in a discussion of David Von Drehle’s June 8...
the Death of the Death Penalty Why the era of capital punishment is ending By David Von Drehle The case of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev absorbed Americans as...
If you take lives, yours can be taken
NO. Killing killers won’t bring back victims By Renny Cushing In hauntingly similar but unrelated crimes, separated by 23 years and a thousand miles, my father...
Republicans espouse free market principles, but one supply-and-demand problem is burning holes in their pockets. With more than a dozen candidates, there’s a...
It's poised to become the first conservative state to repeal it since 1973
He faces the death penalty or life in prison
May 4, 1990: A death-row inmate in Florida dies in a botched execution by electric chair