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An Arizona woman who spent more than two decades on death row was released on bond Friday after a judge ruled there's no direct evidence linking her to the death of her young son, other than a purported confession to a detective whose honesty has been questioned.
WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court Wednesday rejected convicted child killer Roger Scott’s request for a new sentencing hearing based on his claim that he did not have adequate representation at trial.
James Styers was convicted and sentenced to die for the 1989 murder of 4-year-old Christopher Milke.
Nearly 90 inmates in Arizona were illegally sentenced to death, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday in a decision that could lead to each having his or her sentence reconsidered by a jury.