Fri., July 11, 2014 12:25pm (EDT)

  • Thu., October 24, 2013 9:26am
    Georgia state lawmakers are taking a close look at a law that requires death penalty defendants to prove beyond a doubt they are mentally disabled to...
  • Mon., October 21, 2013 9:42am
    The state that was the first to pass a law prohibiting the execution of mentally disabled death row inmates is revisiting a requirement for...
  • Thu., July 18, 2013 9:00am
    Attorneys for death row inmate Warren Lee Hill will be back in court Thursday to challenge the constitutionality of a Georgia law prohibiting the...
  • Mon., February 18, 2013 5:21pm
    The pending execution of Warren Lee Hill is highlighting Georgia’s tough standard for proving mental disability in death-penalty cases. Hill’s...
  • Fri., January 20, 2012 11:00am
    The brother of a death row inmate convicted in the 2001 killing a woman and her 3-year-old daughter wants state and federal judges to allow him to...
  • Mon., January 9, 2012 7:28am
    The Georgia chapter of the NAACP is asking state lawmakers to end capital punishment. NAACP state president Edward Dubose said at a rally Monday...
  • Mon., January 2, 2012 10:30am
    Some Georgia death row inmates could lose their attorneys amid budget cuts that could potentially halt appeals hearings and even delay executions. To...
  • Tue., October 4, 2011 1:04pm
    Marcus Ray Johnson was set to be executed Wednesday for a murder in 1994. Albany Superior Court Judge scedules a new hearing for February 2012. New...