Williams v. Pennsylvania at the US Supreme Court

This morning, the US Supreme Court heard oral argument in a case that goes to the very heart of the issue of fairness. The question in Williams v. Pennsylvania is whether a Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice, who was the District Attorney at the time a case was...

Widow: I don’t want to see him executed

Over two years ago, Mrs. Norwood stated, in writing, that she did not want Terry Williams to be executed for her husband’s murder.  Today, she reasserted her position. But the District Attorney and some House Representatives deliberately ignored her wishes and...

Upcoming Events

Joe D’Ambrosio: Death Row Story Thursday, March 19, 2015 – 7:00pm Taylor Little Theatre, Main Drive, Erie, PA 16504, USA Mercyhurst University Meryhurst University is bringing Joe D’Ambrosio, who was convicted of murder and on death row for 21 years before...

Rethink Executions from Philly.com

Posted: Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 1:08 AM Nearly surrounded by states that wisely have scrapped the death penalty – and with ample concerns already raised about the fairness and risk for error in sentencing defendants to death row – Pennsylvania has...