Among the new year’s possibilities, 2020 may see Ohio end its death penalty. Read more here.
Another amazing piece from OTSE Board Member, Jonathan Mann. “Amid this move away from death, Cuyahoga County has the troubling distinction of leading the nation in new death sentences. We are an extreme outlier — fewer than 1% of counties have imposed death at all. This doesn’t shock me. My dad was murdered in Cuyahoga […]
Wonderfully written article by Jack D’Aurora. “We have tried to insulate ourselves from the brutality of executions while satisfying our appetite for killing offenders, and so we have endeavored to make executions more civilized. The method of killing has evolved from hanging to firing squads to the electric chair to the gas chamber and now […]
“We don’t know that there is an option right now,” Householder told reporters Thursday. “We may have a law in place that allows for a death penalty that we can’t carry out. And the question is: Are the costs that are associated with that and retrials and all these things, at the end of the […]