As you may know, the focus of Terence Lenamon’s death penalty practice is upon the second trial in a death penalty case, the sentencing phase, where a man (or woman) has been convicted of a capital crime and now, the question is whether or not the state will succeed in their quest for capital punishment. (See
There are now two seasons of CNN’s documentary series Death Row Stories, where each episode focuses upon a single case and Death Row Inmate. It’s produced by Robert Redford and Susan Sarandon is the narrator.
CNN’s "Death Row Stories" Documentary Available Online
In case anyone is wondering whether or not capital punishment is alive and well with the Supreme Court of the United States, consider the following:
1. Clinton Lee Young
This week, the Supreme Court of the United States refused to consider the case of Texas Death Row inmate Clinton Young, who was appealing a…
We’ve discussed this in prior posts, but lots of people forget that there are legal and SCOTUS-approved methods of execution on the books in Florida, Texas, and other states other than lethal injection.
Old Sparky Stands Ready
In Florida, execution by electrocution using an electric chair nicknamed "Old Sparky" remains a constitutionally acceptable method of…
Remaining Death Penalty Executions Scheduled for 2015
From the Death Penalty Information Center, here are the remaining executions that are scheduled in the United States for 2015:
14 TX Licho Escamilla
21 AR Bruce Earl Ward
21 AR Don William Davis
29 FL Jerry Correll
3 TX Julius…
Investigative journalist M William Phelps just released a book about the Josh Fulgham case — a capital case that Terence Lenamon tried as Fulgham’s criminal defense lawyer in the death penalty case. (We’ve been posting about Terry’s defense in the Fulgham case here.)
Result? Another victory for Terry over the state’s seeking of…
We’re getting information now about how the death penalty and capital punishment fared in 2014. The first quarterly report from the NAACP’s Legal Defense Fund has been released.
image: Cell on Florida’s Death Row
U.S. Death Row Populations: Most in California, 43% White
From it, we now have statistical confirmation that there…
The State of Texas was set to execute Scott Panetti today at six o’clock – but the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals just issued a stay of execution – here is the single page issued from the federal appellate court this morning:
Terry Lenamon deals with the issues of death penalty sentencing and…
On June 19, 2014, the State of Florida executed John Ruthell Henry, rounding out a 24 hour period where three different executions took place in the United States — the first executions since that horrible event back in April, where Oklahoma’s lethal execution went terribly wrong.
The United States Supreme Court declined to act…