Capital Punishment

Death Penalty Phase Will Be Tougher Than We ThinkThe Aurora theater trial moves into the punishment phase this week, and the jury are not the only people who will be discussing the merits of capital punishment.
The Effect Of The Aurora Theater Trial On Our CommunityEven though we are only a few days in, it is clear that the Aurora Theater Trial is going to affect the Colorado community in deep and profound ways that we are just beginning to understand.
Hickenlooper Claims Narrow Re-Election Win Over BeauprezJohn Hickenlooper declared victory over challenger Bob Beauprez on Wednesday morning, providing Colorado Democrats with one of their few bright spots this midterm.
Defense Outreach In Holmes Case Was 'Manipulative,' Victim SaysA victim of the Aurora theater massacre said that despite forgiving the suspect, he believes defense lawyers and anti-death penalty groups have used him like a pawn.
Hickenlooper’s Decisive Non-DecisionA comment in a CNN documentary about capital punishment may show that Gov. John Hickenlooper is far more decisive about the death penalty then previously assumed.
Will Autobee’s Protest Trigger Bigger Death Penalty Discussion?A small protest against the death penalty in Douglas County may help launch a much bigger discussion in Colorado in 2014, blogger Dominic Dezzutti writes.
Judge: Redacted Execution Protocol Can Be Released
Many Sides To The Reprieve DecisionThe decision to grant a temporary reprieve has put both capital punishment and how key decisions are made by our elected officials in the spotlight, and they are likely to stay there for some time.
Death Penalty Choice Looms In Aurora Shooting CaseOver the past several weeks, prosecutors in the Aurora movie theater shooting case have been speaking to the 70 people injured in the rampage and survivors of the 12 killed to ask whether they want suspect James Holmes to be executed if convicted.
For Colorado Lawmaker, Death Penalty Debate PersonalRep. Rhonda Fields stood before her colleagues recently and told them about her dead son. He would have turned 30 that day.
Insanity Bound to be Next Big DebateWhen we finally get to the trial stage of the Aurora tragedy, all of us will be forced to examine how we feel about how our justice system defines and treats the criminally insane. Answering that question may be harder than we think.
Grandmother Now Faces Murder Charges In Death Of GrandsonA Commerce City grandmother is now facing murder charges in the death of her 4-year-old grandson.
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