Tag Archives: April 2016

More than just Innocence

Speaking at Ohio’s Death Penalty Lobby Day last week, Ohio Republican Sen. Bill Seitz of Cincinnati assured death penalty opponents that he is “very, very dedicated” to doing “everything humanly possible to ensure that an innocent person is not subjected to death … Continue reading

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A Nightmarish Possibility

When Judge O’Neill dissented from the order that set an execution date for Jeffrey Wogenstahl, he cited the botched attempt at executing Romell Broom as an example of why lethal injections are unconstitutional. Now a court ruling brings Broom closer to … Continue reading

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