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17 Feb, 2020

Serial Slayer Seeks Certiorari

2020-02-17T14:21:54-06:00February 17th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

An Omaha man who killed multiple people to honor an ancient Egyptian god has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review his death sentence. Nikko Jenkins, a 33-year-old diagnosed with bipolar and schizoaffective disorders, is one of 12 men on Nebraska's death row.  He blamed the State for letting him out of prison six years [...]

15 Nov, 2017

Anthony Haynes Revisited – Back to the Supreme Court?

2019-03-18T18:47:14-05:00November 15th, 2017|Tags: , , |

  Melissa Phillip/ Houston Chronicle The most viewed blogs in the history of our website told the story of Anthony Haynes, a Texas citizen convicted for the 1998 killing an off-duty police officer in front of the officer’s wife.  Read part I and part II of our original series, “Staying Execution: Death Row [...]

14 Apr, 2015

Staying Execution: Death Row and the Supreme Court, Part I

2019-03-18T18:47:28-05:00April 14th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |

  The Supreme Court’s handling of an application to stay an execution may be one of the most suspenseful facets of judicial procedure.  Life and death literally hang in the balance during this little-known and not-so-visible emergency litigation. Generally, a stay is an interim order that halts the effect of a lower court ruling.  Stays [...]