A key legislative committee votes to repeal Maryland’s death penalty.
Repealing the death penalty. Hearings are taking place in Annapolis for what some say could be the year Maryland ends capital punishment.
Religious leaders from across the state are urging lawmakers to repeal Maryland’s death penalty.
Author and death penalty opponent Sister Helen Prejean plans to visit Annapolis to call for a repeal of capital punishment in Maryland.
Gov. Martin O’Malley says he’s confident the state Senate is within two votes of supporting a repeal of capital punishment in Maryland.
Death penalty opponents believe the 2013 Maryland General Assembly session will spell the end of the death penalty in the state.
The end of the death penalty in Maryland. That’s what some lawmakers and advocates are hoping to accomplish by the end of this legislative session.
Calls to repeal the Maryland death penalty are met with opposition…again. Lawmakers in the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee are hearing testimony on capital punishment.
Sister Helen Prejean, an advocate for ending capital punishment, wants Maryland lawmakers to consider outlawing the death penalty.
The prison inmate convicted of killing a corrections officer will spend the rest of his life in prison but will not be put to death.
After nearly a week of deliberations, a jury in Anne Arundel County still hasn’t agreed on a sentence for Lee Stephens. He’s the man convicted of murdering a corrections officer, and he’s eligible for the death penalty.
Anne Arundel County jurors hold a man’s life in their hands, as they decide whether Lee Stephens should be put to death for killing a corrections officer.