Arkansas Conducts First Execution Since 2005, Plans 3 MoreArkansas carried out its first execution in nearly a dozen years despite a flurry of legal challenges that had spared three convicted killers, but courts still could scuttle the remainder of the nation's most ambitious death penalty schedule since capital punishment was restored in 1976.
Arkansas Vows To Keep Pushing For Executions Despite SetbackArkansas officials vowed to carry out a double execution later this week after the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a setback to the state's plan to resume capital punishment for the first time in nearly 12 years with a ruling sparing an inmate just minutes before his death warrant was set to expire.
Bill Introduced To Reinstate Death Penalty In MarylandOne of the most controversial decisions in Maryland history is being revisited.
Florida Court: Jury Must Unanimously Agree on Death PenaltyThe fate of convicted killers on Florida's death row — as well as the fate of people awaiting trial for murder — was put in limbo Friday after the Florida Supreme Court ruled that death sentences require a unanimous jury.
O'Malley Calls Death Penalty 'Ineffective'Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley says he respects the verdict of the jury in the Boston Marathon bombing case but remains opposed to the death penalty and considers it "ineffective."
Man Accused Of Killing UVa. Student Now Faces Capital MurderProsecutors have upgraded the charges against Jesse Matthew to capital murder in the death of Hannah Graham.
Governor O'Malley Commutes Sentences Of Last Death Row Inmates It appears Maryland's death row will be empty in 2015.
Gansler Argues Md. Can't Carry Out Death SentencesMaryland Attorney General Doug Gansler says the state has lost the ability to carry out a death sentence, even against a death row inmate who was sentenced before the state banned capital punishment last year.

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