Too Bad This Cat Only Had Eight Lives

Image of eight cats with "Life 4 Life" superimposed over them in blood red. Caption reads, What does Life for Life Really Mean? Does it mean that ANY life can pay for the life wrongly taken or should it mean that ONLY the life which took the life can pay the price? It seems that justice in America today allows for the former rather than rightfully the latter.

May 26, 2017, at 12:15 am, Tommy Arthur was executed in Atmore, Alabama at the Holman Correctional Facility. Opinion by C J Oakes, May 26, 2017 Arthur, who had been convicted of killing Troy Wicker in 1982 under contract, maintained his Read More …

Does Capital Punishment Brings Out the Stupid in People?

Stupid in gold against maroon background. Image Creative Commons by CriminalJusticeLaw.org by attribution

Op-Ed by C J Oakes As with any hot-button issue in America, capital punishment seems to really bring out the stupid in people, Governors and Judges included. Check out what levels of stupid are occurring in Arkansas related to executions Read More …