ALABAMA AG MARSHALL WELCOMES SUPREME COURT DECISION CLEARING THE WAY FOR EXECUTION OF COP KILLER VERNON MADISON

Alabama’s Death Chamber

(MONTGOMERY) – Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall welcomed a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court clearing the way for the execution of Vernon Madison. Madison has been on Alabama’s death row for 32 years for the 1985 murder of Mobile police officer Julius Schulte.

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OPINION: Is the Alabama Department of Corrections hiding facts about execution

MONTGOMERY–Before Ronald Bert Smith’s corpse grew cold – following his patently botched execution by lethal injection on December 8, 2016 – authorities in Alabama launched a campaign of obfuscation and misinformation about what happened to him.

It began when Prison Commissioner Jeff Dunn, himself a witness to Smith’s execution, protested: “Early in the execution, […]

State will go through with Arthur execution at 6:00 pm unless courts intervene

Tommy Arthur (ALDOC)

ATMORE-Officials at Holman Prison are again attempting to execute Tommy Arthur.

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OP-ED: Alabama tilts the advantage in executions in favor of prosecutors

Alabama’s Death Chamber

Only law enforcement officials, prosecutors, and members of the media can have phones, paper, pens or pencils handy when Alabama executes one of its prisoners.

Guess who can’t have any of these items during an Alabama execution? The people who need them the most: Capital defense lawyers charged with the macabre […]