Ed Pilkington | The Guardian | 1/12/23

While the new conservative super-majority has attracted outrage for its extreme decisions on abortion, the climate crisis and guns, its increasingly controversial stance on capital punishment has flown largely under the radar.

Yet death row prisoners and their lawyers are having to contend with a grim new reality – the nation’s highest court, which used to offer death row inmates the hope of a final review, has all but closed its doors to their petitions.

To read Professor Bernard Harcourt’s contribution to Pilkington’s piece, read the article here.