Pike's attorneys have asked the Tennessee Supreme Court to recommend that Gov. Bill Lee commute her sentence to life.
The Tennessee Attorney General's Office has asked the state Supreme Court to set an execution date for 45-year-old Pike.
Clearing federal death row is the only way to make sure that the U.S. government does not execute an innocent person.
Arizona's secret refurbishment of the gas chamber for use on death row inmates drew backlash from the American Jewish Committee, likening it to the Holocaust.
Execution by nitrogen hypoxia is authorized under Alabama law, but the state has never put it into practice.
Payne has always maintained his innocence and his attorneys say he can't be executed because he is intellectually disabled.
South Carolina is set to carry out its first executions in a decade due to a new law that compels condemned inmates to choose between the electric chair and a firing squad if lethal injection drugs aren't available.
Zane Michael Floyd had "exhausted his legal remedies," a judge has said, allowing prosecutors to set a date for the convicted mass murderer's execution.
Patrick Forbes tells "Newsweek" how his new film "The Phantom" lays out how "everything that could go wrong, did go wrong" for DeLuna, who was executed in 1989.
More than a million people—most of them Jewish—were murdered at Auschwitz; many were killed using this gas.
Arizona's highest court said prosecutors have until July 21 to request a warrant to execute Atwood, who was sentenced to death for the 1984 killing of an 8-year-old girl.
Jones, 41, died after being given a lethal injection in Texas on May 19. Officials said a "miscommunication" led to reporters not being called to witness it.
Jones, 41, received the lethal injection at the Texas State Penitentiary in Huntsville for the 1999 killing of his 83-year-old great-aunt Berthena Bryant.
Quintin Jones received the lethal injection at the Texas State Penitentiary in Huntsville for the killing of his 83-year-old great-aunt Berthena Bryant.
An attorney for Jones, who is Black, has argued that the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles' decision was racially biased.
The Idaho Commission of Pardons and Parole granted Pizzuto's request for a commutation hearing, which will be held in November.
Advocates are calling on Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to grant Jones clemency ahead of his scheduled execution on Wednesday May 19.
Inmates are now faced with dying via the state's 109-year-old electric chair or by firing squad, options advocates are calling inhumane.
Attorneys for Payne, a 54-year-old Tennessee inmate on death row, filed a petition asking a court to bar his execution because he is intellectually disabled.
Gerald Pizzuto Jr. is scheduled to die by lethal injection in Idaho on June 2. His attorneys say the 65-year-old has terminal bladder cancer and will likely die soon of natural causes.
The Nevada Assembly has voted to advance a bill to repeal the death penalty, but it is currently stalled in the state's Democrat-controlled Senate.
State lawmakers approved a bill that will require condemned inmates to choose between dying in the electric chair or by a firing squad if lethal injection drugs aren't available.
Representatives Sara Jacobs (D-Calif.) and Don Bacon (R-Neb.) debate the constitutionality and ethics of the death penalty as part of A Starting Point's Counterpoint series.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich's office said it has asked the Arizona Supreme Court to set a briefing schedule before filing execution warrants.
"There is no place today for the death penalty in this commonwealth, in the South or in this nation," Governor Ralph Northam said.
Trump's DOJ resumed federal capital punishment after a 17-year hiatus, overseeing more executions than any president in 120 years.
Under current law, executions in the state must be carried out by lethal injection unless an inmate chooses electrocution.
A Statehouse committee has voted to advance a bill that would make electrocution the default execution method.
Thirteen death row inmates were put to death in seven months after the Trump administration resumed federal executions last July.