USA | SCOTUS denies last-minute appeal by lone Native American on federal death row

USA | SCOTUS denies last-minute appeal by lone Native American on federal death row

The execution of the only Native American prisoner on federal death row was all but certain Wednesday after the U.S. Supreme Court denied his last-minute appeal.

Lawyers for Lezmond Mitchell, a member of the Navajo Nation who was convicted in the brutal killings of an Arizona woman and her granddaughter nearly two decades ago, had asked Justice Elena Kagan to halt his execution until

A 22-year-old who sold cannabis in Singapore escapes death penalty but gets 27 years in jail and 24 strokes of the cane

A 22-year-old who sold cannabis in Singapore escapes death penalty but gets 27 years in jail and 24 strokes of the cane

Muhammad Shahrukh Khan Mohamed Rosli and his girlfriend were arrested last year when officers found «several blocks» of cannabis in their car

A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to 27 years in jail and 24 strokes of the cane in the High Court of Singapore, after being convicted of cannabis trafficking.

Muhammad Shahrukh Khan Mohamed Rosli and his girlfriend were arrested last year when

USA | Over The Objections Of The Navajo Nation, Trump Prepares To Execute Lezmond Mitchell

USA | Over The Objections Of The Navajo Nation, Trump Prepares To Execute Lezmond Mitchell

Mitchell, the only Native American on federal death row, is scheduled to die on August 26. But his case raises red flags.

WHEN JOHN FONTES found out that his former student Lezmond Mitchell had been involved in a grisly double murder in the fall of 2001, he could not believe what he was hearing. At the Rough Rock Community School in Chinle, Arizona, where he was the vocational director — and