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In brief: May 2022

There was a “worrying rise in executions and death sentences” last year, Amnesty International announced in its annual report this week. In 2021, at least

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In brief: August 2022

In Alabama, Joe Nathan James, Jr., was executed late last month in what a private autopsy indicates was a “long death.” The Atlantic’s Elizabeth Bruenig’s

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In brief: July 2022

In California, three death sentences were overturned by state and federal courts in the past few weeks, the Death Penalty Information Center reports. “Richard Clark,

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