life sentence

death row, death penalty, Supreme Court, Arizona, John Montenegro Cruz
Feb 22, 2023

Supreme Court rules for Arizona inmate in death penalty case

The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a man on Arizona's death row should be resentenced because jurors in his case were wrongly told that the only way to ensure he would never walk free was to sentence him to death.

death row, inmate, capital punishment, lethal injection, clemency, Board of Executive Clemency, Antwan Davis, Beyond Borders, Department of Economic Security, commutation, ASU, Arizona Justice Project, Middle Ground Prison Reform, Donna Hamm, pardon, prison
Jan 5, 2023

Clemency advocates push for more attention, resources, additional board member

When it comes to recommendations from the Board of Executive Clemency, advocates for clemency say former Gov. Doug Ducey fell short in responding to requests for pardons and commutations. 

Jan 26, 2016

U.S. Supreme Court: Juveniles offenders can’t be locked up for life

Arizona prisoners sentenced to “the rest of their natural life’’ behind bars for crimes they committed as teenagers have new hope for a parole hearing under a ruling the U.S. Supreme Court issued Monday.