This is Davis's fourth execution date since 2007. The gun used to kill the police officer was never found, nor any physical evidence linking Davis to the murder.
In 1994, three young men in West Memphis, Ark. were wrongfully tried and convicted of the 1993 murder of three boys. Last week the trio were set free.
An appeals court has granted Mumia Abu Jamal a new sentencing hearing in the death row political prisoner's ongoing legal battle. The decision represents the second time the appeals court has rendered such a judgment.
A coalition of community and labor activists in Sacramento, California are demanding justice for Luis Gutierrez who was fatally shot by three deputies last year and were recently cleared by the U.S. Department of Justice.
A grand jury ruled that the police killing of Danroy "D.J." Henry, Jr., the African American Pace University football player cops shot outside of a bar in suburban New York, was not a crime.
Activists against police torture here welcome Ill. Attorney General Lisa Madigan's lawsuit to stop Jon Burge, the former police commander convicted for lying about the torture of suspects, from receiving his pension.
A new study shows that "enforcement only" strategies are likely to cause large scale suffering and disruption rather than solve the undocumented immigration problem.
Lawmakers are poised to make Illinois the first state to end capital punishment since 2009.
Jamie and Gladys Scott received the news on December 29 that their 16-year prison ordeal was over at last: Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour commuted their double-life sentences and ordered them out of prison. They were originally accused of having taken part in an $11 robbery!
The Communications Workers of America, NAACP and the Sierra Club have come together to launch a campaign for what they say is a much needed faster and more available Internet in the United States.