Tag: Criminal punishment

Lawmakers tackle crime as New Mexico state finances improve

SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico lawmakers and Republican Gov. Susana Martinez are preparing to boost spending on public schools, early childhood education programs...
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A federal judge is refusing to recuse himself from a lawsuit filed by a former colleague against Arkansas Supreme Court...
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HUNTSVILLE, Texas — The father of a 38-year-old suburban Houston man on Texas death row is seeking clemency for his son who is set...
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COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina lawmakers are considering allowing inmates to be electrocuted when they face execution. ...
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SALT LAKE CITY — A death-row inmate's lawyers argued in Utah court Wednesday that their client legally can't be executed because he is intellectually...
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HOUSTON — A federal appeals court has rejected an appeal from a 54-year-old man condemned for killing two teenagers near Austin during a 2007...
2 New Mexico lawmakers propose criminal justice reforms

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A pair of New Mexico lawmakers put forward a series of public safety proposals Tuesday, aiming to strike a bipartisan tone...
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Gov. Susana Martinez is making a final push for lawmakers to pass a series of tough-on-crime bills in her last year...
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HOUSTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review appeals from two Texas death row inmates, including a San Antonio man convicted of...
Justices give Georgia death row inmate new round of appeals

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is giving a Georgia death row inmate whose execution was called off last year another chance to raise claims...

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