Attorneys for Missouri death row inmate Michael Taylor continue the effort to spare his life, even as a federal judge has turned down some of his requests for a stay of execution.
Rod Blagojevich’s lawyers were working Monday to meet a deadline to file what could be a book-length appeal.
An appeal by convicted evangelist Tony Alamo in a lawsuit that found Alamo ordered the beatings of two young boys in his ministry in Arkansas has been rejected.
A judge last week overturned Allen’s 1983 conviction for the murder and rape of a St. Louis woman, citing DNA and other evidence that called the conviction into question.
A federal appeals court in Chicago has refused a request by imprisoned former Gov. George Ryan that all the court’s judges rehear his appeal seeking an earlier release from prison.
In March, Rod Blagojevich began serving a 14-year-old sentence on 18 corruption convictions.
George Ryan has served more than three years of his 6 1/2-year sentence.
Illinois judge refused to overturn the governor’s decision to cut off pay to 44 superintendents and their assistants.
Judge Wharton says Coleman’s time will be better spent in self-reflection.