racial bias cited for over turning death sentence

www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-death-row-verdictmar20,1,2944925.story Supreme Court overturns death penalty in Louisiana case By James Oliphant, Washington Bureau 12:39 AM CDT, March 20, 2008 WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday…Read More

Death Penalty Debate hits the Unicameral floor Tuesday 3/25

Unicameral Speaker Flood just announced from the floor of the legislature that debate on LB 1063 will begin on Tuesday, March 25th at 10 a.m. What you can do: 1) Write your Senator and ask her or him to vote to end the Death Penalty. (For further information…Read More

When Innocents are excecuted 3/4/2008

Please join us Tuesday, March 4th, at 3:00 pm for a free event at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln College of Law (east campus). Former Texas prosecutor Sam Millsap will speak about his firsthand experiences with capital prosecution. During his tenure…Read More

Thomas Edison and the Electric Chair

For more on why the electric chair is not "humanitarian" check out this link: http://www.snopes.com/science/edison.asp

exonerated inmate, Curtis McCarty to speak at UNL

Curtis McCarty, a former death row prisoner recently proven innocent and released after 22 years in an Oklahoma prison, is making a return visit to Nebraska. He will be speaking in Lincoln at 3:00 pm on Saturday, February 24th he will be speaking at the UNL…Read More

Exonerated: Curtis McCarty speaking in Omaha 2/21/08

Curtis McCarty, a former death row prisoner recently proven innocent and released after 22 years in an Oklahoma prison, is making a return visit to Nebraska. He will be speaking Thursday Feb. 21st in Omaha at 7-7:45 PM, First United Methodist Church, 7020…Read More

Contact Governor Heineman at 402-471-2244

The Nebraska Supreme Court decision on Friday outlawing the electric chair launched a huge statewide debate: Will Nebraska find a new method of execution or will it end the death penalty altogether? The answer will be determined by what we do – what you do –…Read More
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