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" How Nebraska Repealed the Death Penalty ," by Shari Silberstein, The Marshall Project, May 28, 2015.

"Nebraska Abolishes Death Penalty Over Governor’s Veto," by Marcia Coyle, National Law Journal, May 27, 2015.

"Nebraska Gov Vetos Death Penalty Bill, Steps Into Override Battle," by Casey Harper, The Daily Caller, May 26, 2015.

"Nebraska at the Vanguard of the Movement to Abolish the Death Penalty," NACDL News Release, May 26, 2015.

"Loner on a mission to make conservative Nebraska ditch the death penalty ," by Ed Pilkington, The Guardian, May 23, 2015.

"Is Oklahoma’s Death Penalty Cruel And Unusual? Supreme Court To Decide," Here & Now with Rbin Young and Jeremy Hobson, WBUR, May 20, 2015.

" Nebraska lawmakers vote to repeal death penalty; Ricketts has promised a veto," by Joe Duggan, Omaha World-Herald, May 20, 2015.

"Few federal inmates on death row have been executed," by Pat St. Claire and Michael Martinez, CNN, May 16, 2015.

"Will Tsarnaev’s Death Sentence be America’s Last?," by Austin Sarat, Politico Magazine, May 15, 2015.

"‘Guerrilla warfare,’ civil society and the death penalty," by Radley Balko, The Washington Post, May 1, 2015.

"Supreme Court justices hotly debate the use of a lethal injection drug," by Robert Barnes and Mark Berman, The Washington Post, April 29, 2015.

"Supreme Court Justices Hear Oklahoma Inmates' Lethal Injection Case," by Erik Eckholm, The New York Times, April 29, 2015.

"Key expert in Supreme Court death penalty case facing serious questions about credibility," by Radley Balko, The Washington Post, April 28, 2015.

"The Justices and a Botched Execution," by The Editorial Board, The New York Times, April 25, 2015.

"Argument preview: Execution methods: broad or narrow look?," by Lyle Denniston, SCOTUSblog, April 25, 2015.

"Republican Stance on Death Penalty Shifts," by Ashby Jones, The Wall Street Journal, April 24, 2015.

"FBI Testimony on Microscopic Hair Analysis Contained Errors in at least 90% of Cases in Ongoing Review: 26 of 28 FBI Analysts Provided Testimony or Reports with Errors," Joint NACDL News Release, April 20, 2015.

"Oklahoma governor signs 'foolproof' nitrogen gas execution method," Associated Press, April 17, 2015.

"Bill to repeal Nebraska death penalty advances in Legislature but still faces challenges from foes," by Joe Duggan, The Omaha World-Herald, April 16, 2015.

"Senators will begin debate Thursday on death penalty repeal," by Joanne Young, The Lincoln Journal Star, April 15, 2015.

"Tennessee High Court Postpones All Scheduled Execution Dates," by Travis Loller, Associated Press, April 13, 2015.

"Editorial: 152 Innocents, Marked for Death," The New York Times, April 13, 2015.

"Mississippi Supreme Court rules for death row inmate Jeffrey Havard," by Radley Balko, The Washington Post, April 3, 2015.

"Alabama Man Freed After Decades on Death Row," by Alan Blinder, The New York Times, April 3, 2015.

"Death penalty repeal OK'd in Delaware Senate," by Jon Offredo, The (Wilmington, Del.) News Journal, April 2, 2015.

"The Supreme Court’s Death Trap," by Linda Greehouse, The New York Times, April 1, 2015.

"Amnesty condemns 'alarming rise' in death sentences," BBC News, April 1, 2015.

"Justices Hear Arguments on Intellectual Disability in Death Penalty Case," by Adam Liptak, The New York Times, March 30, 2015.

"High court to hear Kansas plea to reinstate death sentences," by Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press, March 30, 2015.

"California: Policy Adopted Against Execution Drugs," Associated Press, March 30, 2015.

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