Capital Litigation Weekly News Roundup 7/20/23

"In new opinion, Jeff Landry deals blow to Louisiana death row prisoners' clemency pleas" By James Finn, July 19, 2023 (nola.com) Read more at nola.com   "Alabama death row inmate asks appeals court to block this week’s scheduled execution" By Emma Tucker & Rebekah Riess, July 18, 2023 (CNN) Read more at CNN.com   "Prosecutors

2023-07-20T09:15:27-04:00July 20th, 2023|Capital Litigation, Featured, News, Prosecutorial News|Comments Off on Capital Litigation Weekly News Roundup 7/20/23

Capital Litigation Weekly News Roundup 7/13/23

"Jury begins deliberating whether Pittsburgh synagogue shooter is eligible for death penalty" By Paula Reed Ward & Ryan Deto, July 12, 2023 (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review) Read more at Triblive.com   "Michigan doesn’t have the death penalty. But that might not matter for the man accused of killing 2-year-old Wynter Cole-Smith" By WWJ Newsroom, July 11, 2023 (WWJ

2023-07-13T09:43:26-04:00July 13th, 2023|Capital Litigation, Featured, News, Prosecutorial News|Comments Off on Capital Litigation Weekly News Roundup 7/13/23

Capital Litigation Weekly News Roundup 7/6/23

"Memphis prosecutors seek death penalty against man charged with kidnapping and killing teacher:" By Adrian Sainz, July 6, 2023, (Associated Press) Read more at APNews.com   "Texas courts struggle to resolve criminal appeals that got lost in Harris County for decades:" By Jolie McCullough, July 6, 2023, (Texas Tribune) Read more at TexasTribune.org   "AG

2023-07-10T10:45:55-04:00July 6th, 2023|Capital Litigation, Featured, News, Prosecutorial News|Comments Off on Capital Litigation Weekly News Roundup 7/6/23

Capital Litigation Weekly News Roundup 6/29/23

"Retrial denied for Texas death row inmate Rodney Reed, who says evidence proves he didn’t kill woman:" By Juan A. Lozano, June 28, 2023, (Associated Press) Read more at APNews.com   "Prosecutors to Seek Death Penalty for Idaho Murders Suspect Bryan Kohberger:" By Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs and Mike Baker, June 26, 2023, (New York Times) Read

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Capital Litigation Weekly News Roundup 6/22/23

"Trial date set for man facing death penalty if convicted of killing woman set on fire:" By Pack, Lauren, June 21, 2023, Ohio, (Journal-News) Read more at Journal-news.com   "Alfonso Rodriguez, convicted of killing Dru Sjodin, moved from death row to Florida prison:" By CBS News Reporter, June 22, 2023, (CBS News) Read more at

2023-06-28T14:42:53-04:00June 22nd, 2023|Capital Litigation, Featured, News, Prosecutorial News|Comments Off on Capital Litigation Weekly News Roundup 6/22/23

Capital Litigation Weekly News Roundup 6/15/23

"Third Antonio Armstrong Jr. trial in death of his parents delayed again, with no reason given:" By Nicole Hensley, June 12, 2023, Texas, (Houston Chronicle) Read more at HoustonChronicle.com   "A Houston jury convicted Michael Clark. New evidence shows he isn't the shooter, lawyers say.:" By Nicole Hensley, June 10, 2023, Texas, (Houston Chronicle) Read

2023-06-28T14:43:45-04:00June 15th, 2023|Capital Litigation, Featured, Featured Prosecutor, News|Comments Off on Capital Litigation Weekly News Roundup 6/15/23

Financial Assistance Opportunity for AGACL Conference: Sign Up Today!

APA, with assistance from the Bureau of Justice Administration’s  Capital Case Litigation Initiative (Grant No. 15PBJA-22-GK-03018-CAPL), is excited to present prosecutors with a financial assistance opportunity to attend AGACL’s 43rd Annual Conference, taking place August 9-12, 2023 in Pasadena, CA. To be eligible to receive this assistance, you must be an active capital or

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Capital Litigation Weekly News Roundup 6/8/23

"Prosecutor seeks death penalty against Kansas man accused of killing two sons": By Associated Press, June 8, 2023 Read more at APNews.com   "Judge grants new hearings for defendants challenging death sentence eligibility:" By Jimmy Jenkins, June 5, 2023, Arizona, (Rose Law Group Reporter) Read more at RoseLawGroupReporter.com   "Missouri Executes Michael Tisius After Jurors

2023-06-28T14:44:38-04:00June 8th, 2023|Capital Litigation, Featured, News, Prosecutorial News, Supreme Court|Comments Off on Capital Litigation Weekly News Roundup 6/8/23

Capital Litigation Weekly News Roundup 5/31/23

"Pittsburgh synagogue attacker could face death penalty:" By O'Brien, B., Allen, J., May 30, 2023, (Reuters) Read more at Reuters.com   "Victims’ Families are Divided Over Death Penalty as Bowers Trial Begins:" By Death Penalty Information Center, May 30, 2023 Read more at DeathPenaltyInfo.org   "Texas prosecutors seek death penalty for mother accused of killing

2023-06-28T14:42:04-04:00May 31st, 2023|Capital Litigation, Featured, News, Prosecutorial News|Comments Off on Capital Litigation Weekly News Roundup 5/31/23

Capital Litigation Weekly News Roundup 5/18/23

"Death row inmate challenges new Tennessee post-conviction law:" By Adrian Sainz and Jonathan Mattise, May 18, 2023, (Associated Press) Read more at APNews.com   "U.S. Supreme Court allows death row inmate's lawsuit after failed execution:" By Andrew Chung, May 15, 2023, Alabama, (Reuters) Read more at Reuters.com   "Death Penalty Upheld Despite Prosecutor’s ‘Egregious Remarks:'"

2023-06-28T14:48:04-04:00May 18th, 2023|Capital Litigation, Featured, News, Prosecutorial News|Comments Off on Capital Litigation Weekly News Roundup 5/18/23
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