Death Row

Duane Buck was tried and convicted of murder on charges that he shot and killed his ex-girlfriend and another man in 1995.

Charles Sebesta was disbarred for his conduct in the conviction of Anthony Graves, who spent 18 years in prison on charges.

The state of Georgia will put the death its oldest inmate convicted in connection with a murder in 1979. Brandon Astor Jones, 72, convicted in the death of a convenience store manager in an Atlanta suburb during a botched robbery, was set to be executed at 7 PM ET Tuesday. Jones was scheduled to be put […]

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a Florida death row inmate’s sentencing was unconstitutional. Timothy Lee Hurst, who was convicted of a gruesome 1998 murder, found his sentence overturned after the high court discovered that a judge handed down the fatal ruling instead of a jury. CNN reports: The 8-1 ruling came in […]

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In 1985, Anthony Ray Hinton was convicted of two murders and sent to death row for crimes he did not commit. Thirty years and several appeals…

On Friday, Anthony Ray Hinton walked out of prison a free man after spending 30 years on death row for a crime he did not…

Glenn Ford was freed last year after serving 30 years on Louisiana’s death row for a crime he didn’t commit. If that wasn’t bad enough,…

Fresh off of her success from ‘Selma,’ director Ava DuVernay is on to her next project. It’s reported that the Los Angeles-bred director will direct…

On Friday the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case brought by 3 men on Oklahoma’s death row. They don’t want to die by…