Republican State Rep. Paul Sherrell apologized for suggesting Tennessee's death row inmates be executed via "hanging by a tree."
Death row inmate Christopher Vialva was executed, making him the first Black person to be executed by the Trump administration and the first man in 70 years to be executed for crimes committed as a teenager.
Kevin Cooper, a Black man who maintains his innocence in the 1983 killing of three people, is currently on death row in California's San Quentin prison.
Clarence Thomas was one of three justices to write a dissent about the Supreme Court's blocking the execution of Keith Tharpe, a Black Georgia death row inmate.
Alabama has yet to compensate Anthony Ray Hinton, who spent 30 years on death row for a crime he did not commit.
Duane Buck was tried and convicted of murder on charges that he shot and killed his ex-girlfriend and another man in 1995.
Charles Sebesta was disbarred for his conduct in the conviction of Anthony Graves, who spent 18 years in prison on charges.
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