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Death Row

Goolsby discusses bill to repeal Racial Justice Act

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videoSen. Thom Goolsby vowed to end the de facto moratorium on the death penalty in North Carolina. Goolsby said District Attorneys statewide have called on him to try to repeal the Racial Justice Act. His proposal would completely repeal the law. Full story...
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NC House panel votes to bar death row TVs

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A House committee has voted to prohibit North Carolina death row inmates from watching television, although the warden for the condemned prisoners warned removing the TVs could increase violence at Central Prison. Full story...
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Judge considers voiding NC inmate's death sentence

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A judge is considering whether North Carolina can keep a convicted killer on death row after nearly two decades. Full story...
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Racial Justice Act for death row appeals upheld

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A judge has upheld a North Carolina law designed to allow death row inmates to appeal their sentences based on racial bias. Full story...
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