A report released today by Harvard Law School’s Fair Punishment Project states that at least six (or 23%) of the 26 men in Ohio scheduled to be executed over the next three and half years suffer from a mental illness. However, only two of the individuals highlighted in the report (8%) meet the narrow definition […]
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Retired Ohio Supreme Court Justice Evelyn Lundberg Stratton will be the first recipient of The Terry J. Collins Award on April 12 at an event at the Statehouse. The award recognizes a leader in government who once supported and/or implemented the death penalty.
The Ohio Alliance for the Mental Illness Exemption (OAMIE) was represented before the Senate Criminal Justice Committee in testimony today by former Ohio Senator Bob Spada, who serves on the board of directors of the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Ohio, a convener of the Alliance.