Hamilton Nolan · 04/06/16 10:40AM

Though the death penalty is in serious decline in America, the same is not true worldwide: Amnesty International reports a 54% rise in executions globally in 2015, driven by increases in Iran, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia. Dang.

Veterans and the Death Penalty

Hamilton Nolan · 11/10/15 09:00AM

Tomorrow is Veterans Day. Spare a thought for the hundreds of veterans currently sitting on death row somewhere in America.

Oklahoma Used the Wrong Drug to Execute a Man in January

Andy Cush · 10/08/15 10:00AM

Oklahoma’s ability to carry out executions according to its own laws is even more suspect than it originally seemed. According to a report in The Oklahoman, a man named Charles Warner was killed in January using potassium acetate—the same incorrect drug that led to the postponement of Richard Glossip’s death last week.