Kentucky Law Experts Ask For Moratorium On Executions

The American Bar Association and a team of Kentucky law professionals say the commonwealth needs to suspend executions. The Kentucky Assessment Team, made of state’s attorneys, former state Supreme Court justices and law school professors, released a two-year report Wednesday that finds several flaws in the state‚Äôs capital punishment system. The ABA has sponsored similar […]

Beshear Asked To Delay Executions

A letter has been sent to Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear asking him to suspend executions in the state until the budget outlook improves. Death Row inmates are typically represented by the Department of Public Advocacy, which says it will run out of money to pay public defenders in May. Among those who signed the letter […]