capital punishment

Columnists
Sep 28, 2011

The execution of Troy Davis

On Sept. 21 at 7 p.m., Troy Anthony Davis was scheduled to die. I was reporting live from outside Georgia's death row in Jackson, awaiting news about whether the Supreme Court would spare his life.
Columnists
Sep 14, 2011

Challenging Troy Davis' death sentence

Death brings cheers these days in America. That is why challenging the death sentence to be carried out against Troy Davis by the state of Georgia on Sept. 21 is so important.
Podcast
Mar 31, 2011

Illinois abolishes death penalty

Street Cred
Formed in 1999 by Protess and students, the Medill Innocence Project has uncovered evidence to free 11 innocent men, five of them on death row in the state of Illinois.
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