Death Row

Rabbit’s Got the Gun

Jun 7, 2017 By Michael Hall

Kerry Max Cook, who spent almost twenty years on death row for a murder he maintains he didn't commit, sues the people who sent him there.

The Witness

Aug 12, 2014 By Pamela Colloff

For more than a decade, Michelle Lyons’s job required her to watch condemned criminals be put to death. After 278 executions, she won't ever be the same.

Should Texas Bring Back The Firing Squad?

May 19, 2014 By Dan Solomon

As the drugs used in lethal injections become more difficult to come by, one state lawmaker in Utah is proposing an old-school replacement: The firing squad. Should Texas consider a similar move?