The Irish Travelers of North Augusta, S.C., stopped their pickups in the middle of the road last week to commiserate over the “outing” of Madelyne Gorman Toogood.
When the Supreme Court ruled last month that lethal injection didn’t constitute cruel and unusual punishment, there was rejoicing from a peculiar interest group: death row inmates who have been trying to get the state to kill them quickly.
Unlike the chattering classes, senior military officers didn’t raise an eyebrow when General Stanley McChrystal recently said he had only spoken once to President Obama since assuming command in Afghanistan. The military chain of command is there for a reason, and Obama seems to be sticking to it more faithfully than President George W
A legal tug-of-war over Ohio’s execution procedures grew more confused Monday as Ohio’s governor granted a temporary reprieve to a murderer scheduled for lethal injection this week. The action came just hours after the state’s attorney general’s office asked the U.S.